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My Inheritance.

Updated on March 15, 2010

 

MY Inheritance.

.  ©-MFB III 



My life
is a candle,
lit long ago
from love's fires,
by the match
of my parents.

The years melt
slowly by,
as I carry
on the flame
of their dreams.

Mom's been
extinguished,
and Dad's softly
sputtering
into darkness.

 

I watched men die,

and the light in

their eyes goes out

much like a

set of  candles,

and I suppose

their spirit rises

much like the

wisps of smoke

when a candle

burns no more.

 

We carry a torch

for our ancestors

since cave days

and if our parents

raised us well

we can illuminate

the world with it

if not then we are

but a speck of ash

waxing and waning

in the winds of time.

 



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    • Micky Dee profile image

      Micky Dee 7 years ago

      Incredible tribute! Encore!

    • BL Tween profile image

      BL Tween 7 years ago

      I was moved, Thank you