Flesh poised to ignite
In the flames coaxed by your hands
Drawn into the fire
© M. G. Iannucci 2016
Cedar Juniper berries, when thrown into the fire, make a snapping sound and throw sparks. They are fun to play with. The trees are flammable because of their distinctive coniferous resin. The berries can also be used as spice and s medicine for digestion.