As the forge is fired upSparks flashing
Coke shiftingAs the metal is heated
The rawness of it allTongs holding red hot metal
Shaping, heatingUntil the piece is right
Is all aroundSuch a sound
Hammer on anvilThe sweat, the muscle
Creating strongTraditional art
To be a blacksmith !!
© Lissie Bull 2013 All rights reserved
Dedicated to my son Jon, and his business "Hammer and Tongs"
So proud of you Jon....!!