Treasure Island

Dave Alan Walker

(Pudsey, Leeds)


Candles in the window
waiting for life to come home
the flame forever burning
like it's losing it's soul

Life is for living
not for burning alone
live every part of it
don't lose your way home

Submitted: Sunday, February 02, 2014
Edited: Monday, February 03, 2014

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  • Mehta Hasmukh Amathalal (3/27/2014 11:52:00 PM)

    Life is for living
    not for burning alone.. beautiful depiction...10

    life is for living
    and truly believing
    about struggle
    and how to come off trouble (Report) Reply

  • Hazel Durham (2/26/2014 3:38:00 AM)

    Beautiful write with good advice to grasp life, there is no need to be alone, if we reach out to people! (Report) Reply

  • Veeraiyah Subbulakshmi (2/6/2014 8:04:00 PM)

    live every part of it
    don't lose your way home

    well said, Dave..I have admired the English people obsession with the candles...Thank you.. (Report) Reply

  • Geetha Jayakumar (2/3/2014 10:07:00 AM)

    A Wonderful poem with a Great message...
    Flame of life will keep on burning till it doesn't extinguishes,
    Unfortunately many are burning alone.
    Very true said...Life is for living every part of it, by not loosing its way home. Loved reading it. (Report) Reply

  • Valerie Dohren (2/2/2014 4:44:00 PM)

    Life is for living, and preferably not alone. Sadly, many people are, and this is something society needs to address. Very good write Dave, well expressed. (Report) Reply

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