The Candle (poem)

The candle which was lit life times ago

This precious piece of wax which we revere

Which with two flames creates a brighter glow

To lighten hearts when darkness may appear

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This candle which was always in our sight

When we love’s children wandered lost our way

Were warmly guided home of our delight

The memories which candle would display

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Though winter winds did come to stir up strife

They dared a dream to blow the candle out

And rudely tried to smash it into ground

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Our candle now reminds us of our life

We shared our wares and tears there is no doubt

Still like the sun two flame made one resound

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MsDora 11 months ago from The Caribbean

Beautiful thoughts inspired by the sight of a candle. Applicable for all celebrations even at this time of year.


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teaches12345 11 months ago

I love the light you shed from this poem! Have a wonderful New Years with your loved ones.

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