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Tonight, the wind will whisper,
the trees will sigh,
but this lamp i have lit for you,
will never be doused.

Tonight, the stars will gaze,
the rivers will murmur,
and the moon will come out of her hiding,
but this lamp i have lit for you,
will never be extinguished.

Tonight, in this fiery blue darkness,
my eyes await you.
my ears ache for your footfalls.

Tonight, in this very lamp i have lit for you,
i burn.
i burn.
i burn in every pore.

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  1. Date: 1/26/2010 5:12:00 AM
    yeah, everything else cease to exist when waiting for's appearance induces another ache for more and re-ignites the fire but it's failure to respond will result in the desire burning into ashes.sweet and romantic

  1. Date: 12/23/2009 1:20:00 AM
    Personification!!! Well done kk, Well written.

  1. Date: 12/22/2009 3:19:00 PM
    Congratulations on being a first round survivor and the best to you in the finals KK. I wish you the best in your writing endeavors in 2010 whatever they may be. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 12/21/2009 9:11:00 AM
    Congrats on your poem winning the first round of PS contest!! Very well deserved, enjoyed reading your wonderful poetry. Here’s wishing you a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!! May 2010 be your best year ever! Love Light Patty

  1. Date: 12/20/2009 1:21:00 PM
    Congratulations on moving to the next round with this great poem, KK! Wishing you joy and happiness in the New Year, love, Carolyn

  1. Date: 12/20/2009 10:23:00 AM
    Many congratulations on reaching the second round with your fine poem >> James

  1. Date: 12/9/2009 11:32:00 AM
    Many congrats on your featured poem this week, Rgds Janette

  1. Date: 12/9/2009 2:46:00 AM
    Congratulations on having your poem featured this week. A. W. Nutter

  1. Date: 12/8/2009 4:53:00 AM
    Congratulations on your poetry being featured this week K K. May you have many more. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 12/7/2009 12:33:00 PM
    Congratulations on your poem being featured >> James

  1. Date: 12/7/2009 12:13:00 AM
    Congrats on your featured poem! ***Danielle***

  1. Date: 12/6/2009 2:02:00 PM
    Beautiful writing here K K ... congratulations on having your work featured this week at the Soup!

  1. Date: 5/24/2009 10:54:00 PM
    romantic,passionate and deep,we take long to hear a poem of yours but then its always extraordinary beautful,and thanks my friend you and frank anatacio where the first two poets to support me here at the beggining,thanks!--charma

  1. Date: 5/23/2009 4:33:00 PM
    Beautifully romantic, K K. I hope the love you describe continues to "burn in every pore." Love, Carolyn