Your eyes are filled with flames
That rise and fall as you swing and sway.
You hear a drum beat out a rhythm in your mind.
It's almost like you are blind.
Your heart beats to the fire's slow movement.
You motion your hands and feet
In a smooth merger with your head.
Inside the fire, you are free.
You are drifting away towards the sea.
Hypnotized by the bright flames,
What a wonderful feeling.
Your heart is so still that you don't hear it beating.
As you dance, you begin to fly,
As your feet carry you through the red and yellow flames.
Your eyes glow like rubies in a small fire,
Then a worm wind blows.
The fire vanishes and you are back in your room,
Reading a large book with a beautiful Hindu girl on the cover,
Who is wearing a red sari.
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