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Tiny candles

For every candle that I lit with care
Ten Hail Mary's were whispered in prayer
For each confession I was told to amend
I said all my Hail Mary's ending in Amen

If I was in the confessional without a sin
I would say honestly what a good boy I had been
Then I would still go light another candle and pray
The next time my dad came home, that he would stay


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  1. Date: 9/29/2010 4:56:00 PM

    Ahh, this is so touching a poem, Mitch. Very nice!! Luv, Andrea

  1. Date: 4/22/2010 7:23:00 AM

    A very enjoyable read Mitch. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 4/21/2010 9:44:00 PM

    Agree with Carrie, the last line was right to the heart. I like the emotion it provokes. Well done Mitch.

  1. Date: 4/21/2010 7:56:00 AM

    That last line was heart-breaking! Well done, Mitch! ~