A Lone Candle

August 20, 2011
By darkblue627 GOLD, Marietta, Ohio
darkblue627 GOLD, Marietta, Ohio
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Favorite Quote:
The whole world, myself included, seem to have one thing in common; we're just a crowd of people who don't really fit in anywhere attempting to convince one another that we do. -Andrew McMahon

In the silence
A lone candle burns.
The flame is cold.
It casts no warmth
On this chill room.

I sit and watch
The flame grow.
It climbs the wick
With no regard for me.

It covers the room
In its cold light.
It creates more shadows
Than it dismisses.

When the wick is consumed,
The flame burns out.
Darkness returns.
The shadows are vanquished.

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on Aug. 24 2011 at 4:51 pm
stunstyle BRONZE, Novato, California
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Favorite Quote:
Don't let your dreams stay dreams

I love your poem! Really haunting and cool. Check out my poem! It's called "My favorite thing"

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