Never leave burning candles unattended

Candles

silent like swans;
calm,

flicker.

Your candles:
warm light
always

dying;

slow shadows;
moving,
longing,

burning,
threatening;

recalling
ancient ways
of seeing

through darkness,

light.

Remembering, like candlelight.
Keep away from children, and
handle with care.

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Posted on dVerse Poets January 24 2012