At the heat

is a major achievement.
The heat
furnaces, white hot
molten ore, flowing metal
that’s oozing, surging, reforming,
informing heat, building

The sweat
and burnt flesh,
smelters and stokers.
The bent, and arching backs.

The sinews, and the heat.

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