Treasure Island

Claire Osterling

(June 28 1995)

The Candle Light


The candle light
moves ever so slightly.
It dances with the air.
Moving with such grace,
as I use it for light.
Reflecting shadows
on the wall.
Filling me with warmth.
Some say that
Fire is evil.
But in my eyes
it is just a
simple flame.
Leading me forward,
on either the path
of righteousness or
complete destruction.

Submitted: Friday, February 26, 2010

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