From the ashes

If your heart is a volcano, how shall you expect flowers to bloom?” – Khalil Gibran

Flowers grow on the fertile slopes of volcanoes, but only after the volcano has erupted can there be fertile ash to nourish the flowers.

English: Lava flow during a rift eruption at K...

Lava flow during a rift eruption at Krafla volcano, northern Iceland, in 1984. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Our hearts are as volcanoes in our youth and through our first relationships; our tumultuous emotions and experiences mould us and enrich our souls, so that future relationships can take root and bloom.

My passions erupt
Fireโ€™s wrath scours the land
Future grows from ash

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About TheImaginator

35 year old sciolist living in Tokyo. I like swing dancing, Twitter word games, writing, using Stumbleupon.com, reading, and watching movies. I write stuff on my blog occasionally.
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6 Responses to From the ashes

  1. nightlake says:

    a lovely narrative and an effective haiku

  2. Sun says:

    some never leave the volcanoes of their youth…just saying.
    – love your offering.

  3. Short – and yet so full of thought provoking words. Wonderful.

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