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I Love To Look At Fire

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    I'm not an outdoors girl !

    But just sitting near a fire, listening to music makes me happy:) The warmth of the fire on my skin, the way the flames look. So beautiful but it could be your worst nightmare :o
    xxooxx1986 xxooxx1986 18-21, F Mar 10, 2014

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    It's mesmerizing and warm

    and reminds me of campfires because camping is filled with fun and laughter and silliness and memories of kidless, care free nights and drinking and skinny dipping and not being a responsible adult. I love those memories. I grew up way too fast.
    juskeepswimming juskeepswimming 31-35, F 5 Responses Apr 23

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    Fire, One Of My Favorite Elements

    fire is both destructive and purifying energy. there is beautiful rebirth to be found in the wake of fiery chaos. I call upon sekhmet, lion goddess of war and healing, when I need guidance for strong, transformative change in my life. I also use fire for meditative purposes. it...
    jillmatic jillmatic 31-35, F Nov 16, 2013

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    I recently enjoyed watching my husband's ******

    burn in a fire. When I found out he was gay and was having an affair with his best friend of 35 years, I gathered up love letters, pictures, lingerie, and anything else (****** included) that reminded me of the lies I had been living in and I threw them in the fire. It was...
    truthandbeauty truthandbeauty 36-40, F 6 Responses Jul 4, 2014

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    I cannot let you burn me up.

    Nor can I resist you. No mere human can stand in a fire and not be consumed. "Possession" - A.S. Byatt
    Acid1 Acid1 70+, F 1 Response Mar 16, 2014

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    Peace

    A roaring fire is one of the most peaceful things I can think of in life. It reminds me of my childhood spent around the campfire as my father played card games with us or told us stories by the kerosene lantern's light.  Even just thinking about it now brought peace over me...
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F 1 Response Nov 21, 2010

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    Never let me hold a lighter I will drain it

    just by starring into that yellow flame!!!
    DanaHynes DanaHynes 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 20, 2014

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    I was watching this fire,

    my neighbour had while cooking burgers, I kept staring at its amazing flickers... my neighbour got mad and told me to stop staring, and threw a burger at me... I was so upset, that I started shaking and took the burger and mailed it first class to him... now he will see this...
    kissmequick14 kissmequick14 41-45, F Jun 17, 2014

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    It's just mesmerising to look at!

    It's awesome. Just don't touch it... xD
    musicislife00 musicislife00 16-17, F Apr 18, 2014

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    Fires always remind me of good times :)

    bonfires by the lake roaring marshmallows, fireplace warming the house on winter mornings, candles in the closet with my sister while we roast mini marshmallows on toothpicks. It's just so calming to me to look at a flame and remember the past.
    rylomelon rylomelon 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 20, 2013

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    Fire is awesome. If you have any kind of copper,

    add it to the fire. You'll get rainbow flames.
    Philli8807 Philli8807 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 7, 2014

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    From The North Ship: By Philip

    Larkin XVIII If grief could burn out Like a sunken coal, The heart would rest quiet, The unrent soul Be still as a veil; But I have watched all night The fire grow silent, The grey ash soft: And I stir the stubborn flint The flames have left, And grief stirs, and the...
    truthandbeauty truthandbeauty 36-40, F Jun 27, 2014

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    well if your talking about a camp fire just

    chilling. oh yes its amazing I had a moments like that.
    sharichi sharichi 22-25, M Jan 21

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    It's something you can't explain.

    The sound is relaxing. The smell is calming. You feel the glow on your skin. But I guess that's the thing you can't really explain beautiful things.
    Moonlightmadness Moonlightmadness 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 23, 2014

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    It's raw. It's wild. It's mesmerising.

    It's inviting. It can create and destroy. #fire Have always been attracted to it.
    Vigilant6007 Vigilant6007 26-30, M Mar 26, 2014

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    The flailing heat creating the dancing tails of

    light are just so mesemerizing. My affection for fire is not in the massively destructive power but in the great beauty of the colors and shapes that are created from the warmth it provides.
    Ducky71nG Ducky71nG 31-35, M Mar 26, 2014

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    freespiritgal2777 freespiritgal2777 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 2

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    KaskadingKoquette KaskadingKoquette 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 9, 2014

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    "It was a beauty to burn.

    To see things blackened and changed" - Farenheit 451
    sherlockswank sherlockswank 13-15, M Mar 7, 2014

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    Fire is mesmerizing..

    . It's ability to destroy, and it's capacity to create, intertwine in a beautiful display of raw, carnal power.
    WatchOutItsKyle WatchOutItsKyle 18-21, M Feb 4, 2014

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    thatguy159 thatguy159 13-15, M Jun 19, 2014

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    Im such a pyro-vwhen i was a child,

    i used to secretly burn paper with my lighter, when i was 6
    Dimitrishuter Dimitrishuter 13-15, M 2 Responses Feb 21, 2014

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    I'm no pyro, but I like taking pictures of

    anything that gives off light.
    szchwakovpf szchwakovpf 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 9, 2014

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    Mesmerizing

    A single flame or a roaring fire. There is just something so mesmerizing about watching the way fire moves, dances, breathes with a force of it's own. It is heat, light, it can be a savior and can be a destroyer. Fire to me is hauntingly beautiful and by staring into the heart of...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Oct 3, 2012

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    It is just magical! I don't know what it is,

    but fire keeps intriguing me. Not just flames, but also glowing wood. Every second is different, it is unpredictable. You just can't get bored with it!
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jul 24, 2014

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    The flickering lights up different parts of you,

    its light and warmth licking and folding over the curves. Does it trickle over when it passes into darkness? For a moment a shape disappears, but escapes into the night before we can capture it. Sometimes it demands silence, sometimes it demands passion, and sometimes it is...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Mar 13, 2014

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    I love to feel cold and suddenly be able to sit

    near a fireplace getting that cozy warm wich makes you feel like the sun itself,slowly warming up when comes out in the morning.It seems to be nothing else matters and as if the time stops you stay mesmerize watching the flames hearing the sound of the wood cracking...a moment...
    4biandu 4biandu 31-35, F Jul 9, 2014

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    Mesmerized

    There's something about fire that mesmerizes me. I can't help but stare. It's like I go under hypnosis or something because seriously my mind goes blank and I just lose track of time sometimes. It's a great feeling actually. Love it :)
    Browneyes4322 Browneyes4322 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 23, 2012

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    I unloaded five packing boxes tonight

    and to celebrate I lit our log burner. I threw a few logs on and burnt a load of packing material, is was a lovely end to a frantic evening.
    Stinkrat Stinkrat 36-40, F Dec 1, 2014

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    Something about camping

    and just gazing into the fire with nothing but silence of nature surrounding. The crackle and sizzle of the campfire! AHHHH! I can't wait for summer!!
    misserica1737 misserica1737 26-30, F 3 Responses Jan 1, 2014

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    I found that looking at fire is relaxing

    and hypnotizing. It just puts you in a calm trance. It's also great if you have a lot on your mind and want to think or just empty your thoughts for a bit.
    newlifejuliana newlifejuliana 31-35, F 2 Responses Feb 4, 2014

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    Beauty

    I just love fire, everything about it. It's warm and beautiful. I love winter days having a candle burning, warming the little area around it. Nights when the power would go out, and I would do everything by flickering candlelight, with the light dancing across the walls. Fire...
    Angelwings7 Angelwings7 13-15, F 2 Responses May 5, 2012

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    Used to go camping allot

    as a kid and always remember sitting out in the bush while we had a camp fire burning.. Complete relaxation :) :)
    carmz87 carmz87 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 3, 2014

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    I could start fires with what I feel

    for you. Fires David Ramirez
    Acid1 Acid1 70+, F Mar 11, 2014

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    Bush television. The campfire makes all

    who are true feel welcome. Joins us together, makes us talk. Gets rid of the mozzies!! Haha Fire is majickal!
    dwellerintheforest dwellerintheforest 41-45, F 8 Responses Jan 13, 2014

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    Fire

    Flicker. Come watch it flicker. The fire dances to the same tune as you and I As we sway across the room. Our feet can create intricate patterns, Marking the soft rug beneath our bare feet. I’ll hold your hand, you’ll hold my heart And we’ll watch the merry flames leap from...
    sumerius96 sumerius96 16-17 1 Response Dec 20, 2011

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    I dont know why i just do?

    do u love to look at fire
    cece14779 cece14779 16-17, F 3 Responses Apr 23

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    love the way it flows

    and sparks🔥
    ssolitude ssolitude 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 31, 2014

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    Sometimes if I stare at a fire long enough I

    can see faces or objects that appear. This is always after I have had numerous cocktails and a few beers.
    mwessley mwessley 41-45, M Feb 25, 2014

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    QueenGoddess QueenGoddess 18-21, F 4 Responses Aug 8, 2014

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    My Arch-enemy

    I call it that because an accident with fire in my childhood has left me scarred for life. Still, I am mysteriously attracted to flames and I could look at them for hours, listen to their little whispers and cracks, feel the hot touch of the heat they dissipate... I used to joke...
    Mapping Mapping 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 19, 2012

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    I love looking at fire!

    When I was younger I would stick a piece of wood in the fire and watch how the fire would burn the wood. I would sit down and just stare at in a trance not averting my eyes. I love how it's Soo full of life and how it's powerful and strong. Fire is beautiful and dangerous like a...
    MyExperiences3 MyExperiences3 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 13, 2014

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    Love nights like this.

    All alone just hanging by a nice warm fire
    mmw09 mmw09 36-40, F Nov 7, 2014

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    To Close

    I love feeling the warm fire againt my face watching the flames flick at each other watching the sparks from them fly into the air but once I leaned to close I said good bye to my fringe and eyesbrow.... moral of this story no matter how enticing dont lean too close..
    castleofglass castleofglass 18-21, F Nov 17, 2012

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    I love to play with fire it makes me feel like

    the most important person in the world. With fire i can do anything
    mylesdowney mylesdowney 13-15, M Nov 10, 2014

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    fire is a beautiful, honorable,

    strong looking thing.
    kkisu474 kkisu474 13-15, M 1 Response Jan 26

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    It's so peaceful. The raging fire

    so fierce yet so serene comforting in the night, an escape.