Donald Justice

(12 August 1925 - 6 August 2004 / Miami / Florida)

A Birthday Candle - Poem by Donald Justice

Thirty today, I saw
The trees flare briefly like
The candles on a cake,
As the sun went down the sky,
A momentary flash,
Yet there was time to wish


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Poem Submitted: Monday, January 13, 2003



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