Treasure Island

Kevin Eaglesfield

(19th April 1967 / Derby, England)

I Lit a Candle in Church


I lit a candle in church today;
A little fat tea light
With a little dumpy flame.
There were thirty one
Little fat flickering prayers
As well as mine,
And when I squinted,
Did they twinkle like
One of God's crown jewels?
I didn't need a prayer today.
I watched them bob
And wished everyone happy.

Submitted: Friday, July 22, 2011
Edited: Saturday, July 23, 2011

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