The largest Fire ever known
Occurs each Afternoon —
Discovered is without surprise
Proceeds without concern —
Consumes and no report to men
An Occidental Town,
Rebuilt another morning
To be burned down again.

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2 Comments

  1. Ruth says:

    its about the sun coming up every day and consuming everything

  2. Derek says:

    This poem is about the sun, which is the largest fire.

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