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bill costley

Rookie - 144 Points (May 21,1942 / Salem MA usa)

As @ Candle


the body
burns slowly
for a lifetime,
extinguishing
its complex flame...

Submitted: Saturday, March 23, 2013
Edited: Saturday, March 23, 2013

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I've always thought of my body as a big candle/battery.

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