"Torch"

You set my blood on fire,
And my heart is aflame.
In all my dreams of you
I am a smoldering soul
Walking a burning tightrope
Across a beckoning pool of reality.
I resist throwing myself down
Extinguishing the torch -
For with all my being I believe...
This is passion.
This is love.
This is everything.
I am ignited into flames
Via my consuming obsession -
In a thousand technicolor dreams
Through a thousand long dark nights.
Some say my cremation is madness.
Some call this blazing inferno
My personal burning hell.
Others say this is too unworthy of me,
But I recognize my worth.
I am not a torchbearer...
I am the torch!

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