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Shroud

The mountain calls out,
Beckons me to come hither,
See through snowy veil.

Snowy veil reveals:
Scrub oak, aspen, evergreen;
Hides boulders and streams.

In valley below
Fire blazes in the night,
Turning shroud ash black.

© 2014 H.K. Longmore

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Kundera on Metaphors

[M]etaphors are dangerous. Metaphors are not to be trifled with. A single metaphor can give birth to love.