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With wounds from seasons that have trailed on
Candle of yearning burns to ignite the flame;
That once warmed those bitter gusty nights
A reality kneading deep into the bones
While clouds of reddish smoke  flit into the night,
To shine a thousand reveries mocking me, I pluck stars.

Capture that Emotion Contest
11 Feb 2019

Copyright © | Year Posted 2019

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Date: 2/15/2019 1:16:00 PM
yeowww, congrats carly... hope you would write more!...huggs
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Date: 2/14/2019 2:23:00 AM
Hi Carly - when I finalise a contest, I’m always so delighted to see someone I haven’t read before on the winners’ list. I loved the complex imagery in this and the closing “I pluck stars” speaks so eloquently of quiet desperation. Very powerful poem.
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Date: 2/13/2019 5:50:00 PM
I was captivated by the deeply expressive emotional imagery of your stunning poem, Carly. Congratulations on your wonderful win. Warmest wishes.. ~Susan
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Date: 2/13/2019 4:43:00 PM
Wow, well done, Carly! Excellent metaphors! Congrats on your win! :)
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Date: 2/13/2019 3:54:00 PM
Congrats on your win, Carly. Well done.
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Date: 2/12/2019 10:00:00 PM
A wonderful write, Carly. Best wishes for a win and thank you for your kind visit. Nice to meet you :) Charlie
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Date: 2/12/2019 3:16:00 PM
ohh, what an atmospheric outpour, carly... i felt you here!...thanks for coming around...huggs
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Date: 2/12/2019 11:32:00 AM
Captivating verse and imagery dear, Carly! Welcome my new friend. Hope you stay with us for a long , long time!
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