Fire Gazing


Louie is the fire builder between us. He has an eye for how the wood should stack into just the right structure for optimal blaze. Fearlessly, he tends and stokes as sparks fly near his face.

I’m more the fire gazer–the one who can sit still for hours, eyes locked in the flames.

This post is part of Think Kit by SmallBox

Prompt: “Communal Circles. What new circles have you formed? Any unexpected ones? Did you start a book club or hang out in a tea yurt? Maybe you re-upped with existing friends. Explore your kumbaya moment from 2015.”