You Cannot Put A Fire Out


You cannot put a Fire out—
A Thing that can ignite
Can go, itself, without a Fan—
Upon the slowest Night—

You cannot fold a Flood—
And put it in a Drawer—
Because the Winds would find it out—
And tell your Cedar Floor—

by Emily Dickinson

Comments (1)

....oh wow, brilliant...i like this alot...especially the second stanza ★