Fire Creatures

My Mum used to tell me there were angels in the flames. I sometimes pretended that I saw them. More often, crouched around the campfire on long desert nights, I thought about jewels. How coals were the best jewels in the world, but you could never touch them. Angels and jewels aside, in our fire, there are definitely creatures. What do you think they are?

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2 thoughts on “Fire Creatures

  1. how lovely! took me a couple of moments but i see her too. she’s just relaxing, doesn’t need a book. i can also see a fat gerbil on the left and a kitty (or a devil) stoking the fire on the right…

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