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A Candle in my Hand MAG

November 10, 2012
By GretaGibson PLATINUM, Vancouver, Other
GretaGibson PLATINUM, Vancouver, Other
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Bring a flower wreath for my hair
and a dress that sways in the breeze
then take me to a summer night
to set my heart at ease
Somewhere I can see the stars
where the air is warm not hot
somewhere no one asks me to be
something that I'm not
Maybe there's a little house
made of wood and painted white
when I'm tired I shall find a bed
with soft blankets to hold me tight
a place where I won't need to eat
where dreamless nights shan't wear me down
where if I trip and fall on a rock
no cut or blood or broken crown
So there I'll be in Paradise
put a candle in my hand
so I may walk on pretty feet
to a promised land

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lokelani said...
on Jan. 11 2013 at 11:52 am
This is a beautiful poem!

on Dec. 27 2012 at 11:49 am
ChobaniLuvinPenguin PLATINUM, Brooklyn, New York
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Favorite Quote:
"What makes the desert beautiful is that somewhere it hides a well."
― Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, The Little Prince

Oh my goodness! That was so amazing! The rhyme helped the poem flow perfectly and the descriptions were astounding! Great job!

on Nov. 15 2012 at 10:56 pm
Jupiterbluee SILVER, Turlock, California
5 articles 0 photos 2 comments

Favorite Quote:
Music is the key to our souls.

This. Was. Truely. Amazing.. Well done!! Really hit me in the heart!