MDH (1991-? ? ? / illinois)

Lonely Candle

I’m just a lonely candle
that lights this empty place
my flame keeps falling faster
and my wax just drips away

The smoke just keeps on rising
from the ever shrinking wick
that escapes into the air
leaving oh so quick

The wind blows suddenly
through a cracked window
and my flame flickers
and then there’s no glow

All is dark now
no warmth from above
and the smoke is not rising
I feel so unloved

But wait,

Out in the distance
a huge flame I do see
bright yellow orange
and it’s coming towards me

Closer it comes
right above me
and it lights me back up
and now I can see

It was just a torch
just sharing its flame
helping out others
who fell just the same

And now once again
my flame lights the room
and my smoke keeps on rising
out of this tomb

My flame keeps getting dimmer
there’s not much more to say
for I am just a lonely candle
who is melting all away.

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Comments (2)

Hi Mike! Very good write, a pleasure to read, Keep inking! ! *10*! ! Thad
very nice to read this, Michael, keep it up.