Gentle Flame

May 20, 2012
By LizzyBeth98 BRONZE, Caliente, Nevada
LizzyBeth98 BRONZE, Caliente, Nevada
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Favorite Quote:
"God didn't promise days without pain, laughter without sorrow, sun without rain, but He did promise strength for the day, comfort for the tears, and light for the way."


Keep glowing on, gentle flame
Through all that's forgotten
Memories remain
Through the stormy days
The loneliest of nights
When any soul gone astray
The flame ignites

Keep leading on, humble flame
When the mind fell dark
The heart stayed the same
Glow through the emptiness
Through the mindless stares
The flame seemed to flicker
Though no one else cared

Hang on, delicate flame
Time is short
For what good that became
Give off your finishing warmth
Just one last light
Though you might not make it
Through your final night

One last quiver
One last omit
The time had come
The flame had to quit
Then people did notice
Even the careless ones cared
No one wanted to let go
To a flame so rare

It helped few and many
Gave a gleam in ones eye
It's hardships were plenty
It didn't deserve to die

The air was left clear
And there wasn't a doubt
The flame would be remembered
Long after it went out


The author's comments:
Some people aren't appreciated until it's too late to tell them "Thanks".

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