Smoke rings curl up passion’s ceiling
Too many shots numb this feeling
Amid neon hailstorms, I’m your desire
Think twice before tasting my fire
Chaotic sanity hangs in the balance
Incoherent lust will be your penance
Can you dance with this insanity
With handcuffed acrobatic alacrity
Here in this alternative paradise
Where madness melts the ice
If rings of smoke numb passion’s feeling
I’ll take just enough shots to leave me reeling
Desire rules the storms that rage
It’s oblivious to the wars we wage
There is no balance to insanity
One minute lost is another free
And the cuffs are for my favorite vice
I’m the Queen of Madness…. Queen of Ice
Lasting memories of abandoned hearts
Chilled blue by yesterday’s forever
Seeing into the distance
Vague images of lost warmth.
Eyes turn to the evening’s blue light sky.
We search the firmaments forever.
To find the simple slivers of iced cold night
© Kent Rucker, Lyne Beringer, Sean Christopher
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Foreword . . .
Many moons ago I realized the power of words and how they can accurately describe the nuances of emotion. They can take a person to the highest highs, and just as easily, that person can plummet into nothingness…. just by words. It is fascinating how perception and illusion rule our lives. What others fail to see is that for some, once the words are out there… the bleeding stops a little bit more… Those words are just part of us…And that is the beauty of it.
Fire and Ice is a collection of connections based on perceptions. It is person after person, reading, relating, and then reaching out to others through words. Connection… is really what it is all about that.
I am honored to invite you inside the minds of people just like you. All their hopes, dreams, and disasters are here within the pages of this book.
Lyne Beringer, author of Alaskan Vogue
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