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A reverse poem. Read top-down, and then bottom-up.


Ending slowly,
Warming, glowing, crackling,
Consuming, covering, stretching slowly,
Flames curling around sickened trees,
Spreading, thriving, embracing all,
Hiding in twigs,
Waking infant,
Infant waking,
Twigs in hiding,
All-embracing, thriving, spreading,
Trees sickened around curling flames,
Slowly stretching, covering, consuming,
Crackling, glowing, warming,
Slowly ending,

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