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Below is the poem entitled Candle which was written by poet Sandra Adams. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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                                                     she sits
                                                  on the edge 
                                                   of her bed
                                                   the candle  

                                                thoughts drift
                                                with the aroma
                                                and light smoke
                                                one touch from 
                                                masculine hands
                                                could light desire
                                               and she would melt
                                                into a slow trickle
                                               like a candle's edge
                                               beneath the heat of
                                              red glow to puddles
                                                of warmth below

                        her eyes tear in a smokeless room as she sits
                         on her bed alone...the candle burns itself out


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  1. Date: 1/1/2014 12:47:00 AM
    Sandra, your words just swept me away. Thanks so much for the inspiration. You're a wonder and a blessing. Hugs, Wendy

  1. Date: 9/5/2013 3:48:00 PM
    another lovely win Sandra... xox..Linda

  1. Date: 9/5/2013 1:14:00 PM
    Somewhat sad work..Creative and unique..Congrats on your win..Sara

  1. Date: 9/2/2013 3:00:00 PM
    Sandra I really enjoyed this gem congrats on your win Shadow x smiles

  1. Date: 9/1/2013 2:17:00 PM
    I think Constance hit a jackpot with the poems she got in her contest. THis is just amazing. Another one for me to fave today. Congrats on your win.

  1. Date: 9/1/2013 1:44:00 PM
    Hi Sandra, , Congratulations on your awesome win....................... SKAT

  1. Date: 8/18/2013 9:17:00 PM
    Sandra this poem melted right into the heart and the work you put into it really shows...thanks for your kind visit as well...:-)

  1. Date: 8/17/2013 1:23:00 AM
    A superb take on d candle n d masculine hands adds a fine poetic touch to dis soulful poem. Hope u read mine latest too pleez:)

  1. Date: 8/16/2013 3:14:00 PM
    - A new beautiful and touching poem, as you described very well Sandra! - Wishing you a relaxed and pleasant weekend!! - oxox / / Anne-Lise :)

    Adams Avatar Sandra Adams
    Date: 8/16/2013 3:52:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you Anne-Lise, for your sweet comment, I hope that your weekend is wonderful as well :) XoXo
  1. Date: 8/16/2013 3:07:00 PM
    Sandra, wow... the imagery's amazing. I like the way you described the candle burning slowly--- outstanding imagery... one of the best poems I've read today.. Besides Jack's haiku... LOL... Sandra, the fading glow, describes a lonely feeling.... lost love... xox...LINDA

    Adams Avatar Sandra Adams
    Date: 8/16/2013 3:55:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you so much Linda....this one took a little playing with to get it to work out...appreciate the feedback and kind words...hope your weekend is a good one! XoXo
  1. Date: 8/16/2013 2:24:00 PM
    Sad, melancholic, & passionate. I highly enjoyed what you did here, especially with the candle layout on this writing. Excellent!

    Adams Avatar Sandra Adams
    Date: 8/16/2013 3:57:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Drake thanks for the read and wonderful was very hard to format that candle but it was something i was determined to do~ Have an awesome weekend!