If I read a book and it makes my whole body so cold no fire can ever warm me, I know that is poetry.
Yes, love indeed is light from heaven; A spark of that immortal fire with angels shared, by Allah given to lift from earth our low desire.
Fire really means a certain kind of burning in the soul that one can no longer tolerate when one is pushed against a wall.
Google the name Prometheus, and see how often it has been given to innovations in many different fields, notably science, medicine and space exploration. The fire he stole can be seen, too, as the spark generating all artistic creativity.
Some say the world will end in fire, some say in ice.
Fire is one of my temperaments. It is behind all my work… Fire is a chemical presence.
Among the notable things about fire is that it also requires oxygen to burn – exactly like its enemy, life. Thereby are life and flames so often compared.
The Word of fire burns today On the lips of our prophets in an evil age.
And new Philosophy calls all in doubt, the element of fire is quite put out; the Sun is lost, and the earth, and no mans wit can well direct him where to look for it.
The generous Critic fann’d the Poet’s fire, And taught the world with reason to admire.