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Fire Damp

Cautiously Creeping
Freighted he crawls
Copious gases
Hovers above

Holding the candle
Screening the flame
Keeping an eye
Intently fixed

Trying the candle
Lower lamp to
The presence of firedamp

The flame elongates
Color grey and blue
Cannoneer duty
Just isnít safe

Cloths line and pulley
Wet hooded coat
Trembling hand
Shakes the Firing line

Trying the candle
Lower lamp to
The presence of firedamp

Lighting the room
Clearing the way
Seems to be mined
Shimmer and lay

Tenement row house
Wife at the stove
Cooking him dinner
Never to be served

Trying the candle
Lower lamp to
The presence of firedamp

Immigrant refuge
Risen if you see