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Seven Tiny Candlesticks

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Seven Tiny Candlesticks

As dear John would always say, there is a reason for all things and everything, serves it's purpose....
Remembering when we all first met during the winter of two thousand four; a poetic class at state
None of us had much knowledge nor experience in regards unto poetry or writing and yet fate had
Brought all of us together; tis kind of funny looking back now for we all shared one common thread
None of us wished to adhere unto the mundane it seemed and norm; radical became the days dawn
We were not willing to be dictated unto by anyone; to be chained amid their mass production lines....
Making a pact the very first day an understanding that seeking even the slightest of accolades was not
A desire nor option; keeping our eyes upon a much better prize an everlasting light, we began to write
Sarah loved her strawberry wine and Christopher was quite a dreamer; Rachel had a heart's obsession 
With pink and John well, he just wanted to get all of the dots right ? Haha, he sure love's his metaphors
Whereas Karistia upon the other hand was more of the free spirit and in time it was her beauty which
Began to touch us all; days and weeks and months passed and then came Jasper; dressed in black and
This ever glowing smile while, he'd take a drag from a marlboro red and quote the lyrics from a song....
...."Seven Tiny Candlesticks" 8

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  1. Date: 7/20/2012 8:36:00 AM
    Seven candles is many to keep lit all at once, but you do it admirably well.:) Quotes and movie clips are your forte, though not always accurate. Still, they are where your thoughts lie, and a release for you. This reminds me more of you, before you got so darned complex and complicated! Best wishes, Mikki

  1. Date: 7/18/2012 4:03:00 PM
    Different kind of work..Thanks for stopping by..Sara

  1. Date: 7/18/2012 9:47:00 AM
    Well written - love it - oxox Anne-Lise

  1. Date: 7/18/2012 8:18:00 AM
    this soothing and tranquil read; oh, what poetry can do, tristen!... well done!..:) huggs!