Wasn’t That Your Job?

THE FIRE

the fire’s out again
whose turn was it
to gather wood
to watch the embers
to feed the flame

the fire’s out again
yet no one noticed
the light dimming
the heat fading
the smoke’s last gasp

the fire’s out again
predators draw near

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