Candle

May 15, 2011
By thesilverwolfe SILVER, Cold Spring Harbor, New York
thesilverwolfe SILVER, Cold Spring Harbor, New York
5 articles 0 photos 1 comment

i need my fragments of destruction
to keep the night warm.
candles help.
their wretched burning, the way
shadow drowns itself in the wax.
endings. the snap of the finish.
i grasp a curl of melted wax
in two fingers, break it.
at last

something true.



Similar Articles

JOIN THE DISCUSSION

This article has 0 comments.





MacMillan Books

Aspiring Writer? Take Our Online Course!