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ordinary magic

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small blue jar

emptied of face cream

reveals a false bottom when held to the light

a bright inverted inner shell

hovers untouchable

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the peel of an orange

spurts flammable oil

cantrips of fire

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press a shell to your ear

murmur of ocean

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Copyright 2015  Jane Tims

Written by jane tims

June 5, 2015 at 7:17 am

campfire

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I love a campfire.  If you visit our property, you would know this because there is a fire pit for every occasion.

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December 26, 2011, ‘watching the fire’, Jane Tims

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We have a stone fireplace, made from big granite cobbles, for serious fires.  We have a chiminea on the back deck, perfect for a quick fire in spring or summer.  And now I have a metal fire pit on the front lawn.

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first fire in my metal fire pit - leaves and wood  wet after yesterday's rain

first fire in my metal fire pit – leaves and wood wet after yesterday’s rain

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Fire is insubstantial yet so powerful.  It can be dangerous but soothing.  When I sit in front of a fire, watching the flames, I feel I am sharing community with every person who has ever tended a campfire.

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a summer campfire during a visit with family and friends

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Copyright 2014  Jane Tims

 

Written by jane tims

October 27, 2014 at 7:30 am

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