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A candle

A candle left
lighting through the dark,

lighting in our land, dearly it mourns you.
A candle left

as it lies by your body, seduced by your ode
futile to tame it's light

solid, illumes the crossed fingers 

date: 11/3/2012
craig cornish contest: Loss

Copyright © Johan Poet | Year Posted 2012


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  1. Date: 2/18/2016 1:46:00 AM

  1. Date: 11/30/2015 12:28:00 PM

    Johan, Enjoyed reading.... LUV **SKAT**
  1. Date: 11/10/2012 4:51:00 AM

    Very well written Johan! The image of the candle solidifies the theme of loss. Nice!
  1. Date: 11/7/2012 1:26:00 PM

    yes it is Anne,great write Johan,best wishes in the contest
  1. Date: 11/3/2012 4:47:00 PM

    A deep poem Johan . - oxox // Anne-Lise :)