Charcoal is playing dead
in the metal pot stove
under white ash
†itís still live hot and red.
Heating flat iron
Fire chopsticks.
When mom needs to iron small areas,
In-doo becomes the proud friend
with a thin body and a pointy nose.
To test the temperature of in-doo
mom touches the wet towel.
Too hot
Needs to be dipped into water.
Burning smell with
hot on wet sound †so sweet.
Cast iron da-ri-mee has a chimney and lid
To have red charcoal
in its stomach
for a big surface.

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