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Candlelight

Storm knocked out the power, the candles are now lit
Ice cream is going to melt, so let's make a banana split 
Bring out the board games, time to use our skills and wit
Conversations are much better, don't you agree a little bit
Let's snuggle to keep warm come over here with me and sit
Making memories by candlelight is the best we must admit.



by Cecilia Macfarlane for Russell Sivey's "By Candlelight" contest.

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  1. Date: 10/24/2013 5:04:00 PM

    reminds me of my youth,,, wonderful poetry love the rhyming...

  1. Date: 12/16/2012 10:09:00 PM

    Your poem is sweet Cecilia, candlelights hold in so much love... and passion...pd

  1. Date: 11/27/2012 9:06:00 AM

    This is great and so true. We are so caught up with technology that we miss out on so many potential memories. Great poem!

  1. Date: 4/30/2012 5:45:00 PM

    Personally I love it when the power goes out that is as long as it doesn't stay out for more that a day. My fridge will hold out that long if not opened too much. I like how this almost forces the family to interact and be together like it should be. May life be as much of a blessing to you as you are to it. Huggs TLee

  1. Date: 4/22/2012 1:05:00 PM

    I enjoyed your monorhyme. Well done.

  1. Date: 4/18/2012 3:28:00 PM

    How sweet..............George

  1. Date: 4/11/2012 9:00:00 PM

    Belated congratulations! This monorhyme is awesome! : ) So funny, Cecilia! Great work. Ruben.

  1. Date: 4/7/2012 2:56:00 AM

    Very nice dear poetess. Love this one.

  1. Date: 4/6/2012 10:02:00 AM

    The images are of a beautifully candle lite night. Congratulations on such a worthy win.

  1. Date: 3/23/2012 3:35:00 PM

    great monorhyme....enjoyed your work today!! snuggling in the dark, fun!

  1. Date: 3/16/2012 12:43:00 AM

    sweet cheers on your win,dear cecilia...;) huggs!

  1. Date: 3/13/2012 2:58:00 PM

    LOL, love this witty write, Cecilia. Many congrats on your wins : )

  1. Date: 3/12/2012 7:56:00 AM

    Congratulations on your placement in Russell's "By Candlelight" contest Cecilia. Love,Carol

  1. Date: 3/11/2012 5:21:00 PM

    This brings to mind a wonderful, warm and cozy family scene. Congrats on your 1st place win, Cecilia! Love, Kim

  1. Date: 3/10/2012 8:22:00 PM

    Nicely done, Cecilia! "Making memories by candlelight" ... sounds like a plan to me. Where do I sign up? The way you describe it, I think I would be looking forward to those storms. Oh darn, the lights went out again, here let me light that for you. ;-) Joe

  1. Date: 3/10/2012 6:06:00 PM

    Congratulations on your awesome win! Jon

  1. Date: 3/10/2012 1:18:00 PM

    Congratulations, Celia...This is the way to take full advantage of an outage...and to reconnect with family. Very well written.

  1. Date: 3/10/2012 10:29:00 AM

    A lovely Monorhyme by you Cecila.Congrats on your win.

  1. Date: 3/10/2012 10:27:00 AM

    Cecilia, congrats on your win in Russell's contest today. I loved the theme of your poem with the family getting together playing board games and making the best of it which is kind of fun under the candlelight. Hugs to always, Gail

  1. Date: 3/10/2012 10:26:00 AM

    So true, lovely time one spends by candlelight when there's a power cut. Enjoyed this!!Congrats Cecilia on your big win. love, gautami

  1. Date: 3/9/2012 7:36:00 PM

    Congrats Cecilia on your special win love vie

  1. Date: 3/9/2012 7:16:00 PM

    Love it!! This is exactly what we do when we have a power outtage...and it happens often around here. You are my kind of girl!! Congratulations on a delightful poem!!

  1. Date: 3/9/2012 6:13:00 PM

    congrats Cecilia on an excitinmg first place win for lovely words created for candlelight..luv..

  1. Date: 3/9/2012 6:05:00 PM

    Congrats, Cecilia. Excellent. Way to improvise! Well deserved win, my friend. Enjoyed. You and yours have a super weekend. Be well and God bless. Don't forget to Spring Ahead. luv and hugs, Ralph

  1. Date: 3/7/2012 7:26:00 PM

    That is such a sweet poem...Awwww :o) You reminded me of some days of the past.Good luck in the contest. :o)

  1. Date: 3/7/2012 5:45:00 PM

    I've had this experience before, using only candlelight. Too bad I didn't have bananas and ice cream that windy, cold night! Loved this poem -- very entertaining Always, Laura

  1. Date: 3/7/2012 5:00:00 PM

    Cecilia, this is very creative on the candlelight theme. Best wishes to you in the contest. Hugs, Gail