Third Degree Burns

Third Degree Burns

They told me to run
“Run as fast as you can.”
I was Icarus, flying too close to the sun
But I couldn’t get back down

The warmth which I reveled in
And the flames that demanded my flesh
Were better than a cold soul with no sin
Even with third-degree burns

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