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The Candle

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The Candle

Where is the light at the end of the tunnel? 
They say that hope is found even in dark places. 
When all i feel is pain. 
 
The sorrows of the past have drowned me
Suffocating me with questions of what could have been, 
and what have i become? 

Where is the light at the end of the tunnel? 
Every candle needs to be lit. 
So before you go looking for the light. 

Look for the box of matches 
Hope can be found is dark places. 


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  1. Date: 4/28/2013 5:32:00 PM
    Brian, a very nice and awesome poem. Congratulations with your Featured Poem of the week :-) Take care, and enjoy the new coming week. Always & Forever! HUGS **LINDA**

  1. Date: 4/18/2013 2:49:00 PM
    Brian :-), Wishing you a nice warm welcome to the Poetry Soup. Wishing you the best in your writings. I hope you find this community to be one of the best. May you find inspiration by reading some of the poetry written here by other poets, and myself? If you ever want or need feedback on any given poem, please feel free and look me up by clicking on my name anytime you see it.. Luv~*~SKAT"