Sylvia Severdija

(Miami, Florida)

A Candle And A Rose

Poem by Sylvia Severdija

How deep it burns
the gentle flame
of a candle
how deep it cuts
the thorn
on a gentle rose.
In the beauty
and innocence of
a candle and a rose
a lesson to learn
for all of us.
Life is as a candle
life is as a rose
and to handle them
we must know.

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, January 2, 2003

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