Slow Burn


Incandescent, I glow
when you turn me on

I burn at your command

You wait till I turn red hot
Then, with a cruel flick
of heartless fingers,

you vanish

leaving me
the impossible task
of turning myself off

© 2015 Uma Venkatraman ~ All Rights Reserved

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