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Ode to a Candle

June 20, 2012
By FallenAngel1 SILVER, Chula Vista, California
FallenAngel1 SILVER, Chula Vista, California
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Favorite Quote:
"Good Night, good night! Parting is such sweet sorrow, that i shall say good night till it be morrow."-Romeo and Juliet act II scene II, William Shakespeare
"What's In a name? That which we call a rosse by any other name would smell as sweet."-Romeo


Bringer of warmth, light.
In it is life itself.
But blow it out and we have nothing.
The bringer of light and life extinguished; with that we are but cold, alone, in the dark.
The candle...a beacon of life to all who see it.
The flame illuminates a dark room, shedding light on things unseen.
'Tis a vital part of life!


The author's comments:
Wrote this while watching a lit candle, thinking about how without it, without it's warm glow where would we be? Without fire?

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