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Touched By Your Flame

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Touched By Your Flame

I had a mother once
With long dark hair
Whose candle faded, 
but not her flame

The light she left inside my heart
Is still alive, forever glowing

It flickers softly in the dark  

It chases shadows from my dreams

And comforts me, and softly keeps me 
warm and safe, 
and whispers love that does not leave me

It somehow knows when darkness swallows me

that soon the blush of morning follows

It tucks me in, and lightens my dread
and with warm breath, will kiss my head

Then tells me 

"Hush, hush little sweet one...., 
          ...go back to sleep"




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For Gail's Contest: "Touched By Your Flame"
5/23/13

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  1. Date: 6/9/2013 9:41:00 AM

    This is so beautiful... and beautifully heartbreaking to me...so many have never had these wonderful feelings...memories...and truly should...must be... they make the soul complete...i think.

  1. Date: 6/6/2013 8:50:00 PM

    congrats...Linda

  1. Date: 6/5/2013 2:03:00 AM

    Congrats Carrie loved it ...Seren

  1. Date: 6/4/2013 1:38:00 PM

    Congrats Carrie, an excellent poem for the win xxx

  1. Date: 6/4/2013 12:49:00 PM

    Hi carried and congratulations on your top spot, I am so proud to share it with you xx

  1. Date: 5/30/2013 9:16:00 AM

    I like it! Thanks Carrie...jimbo

  1. Date: 5/23/2013 10:23:00 PM

    Oh that's a WOW WOW 4 sure!

  1. Date: 5/23/2013 7:37:00 PM

    Carrie this is wondrous...I have such a mom....they are blessings....this is a great poem

  1. Date: 5/23/2013 5:35:00 PM

    Nothing like the exposure of a mother's loving heart, remembrances become golden and the links last a lifetime, until our twilight years come to claim us, always a joy to read your treasures Carrie, xxx