Laurence Overmire

Candle - Poem by Laurence Overmire

On a mantel
Wax dripping from some fond estuary
Of an evening past

Un-lit now
The memories stalled upon the stem

Waiting for a new match
To strike
And light the dark room with
The fire of romance.

(Previously published in Cotyledon, Catamount Press, #15, April 2000)

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  • (8/11/2013 11:51:00 AM)

    If only it were a fly on the wall. I loved it. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, May 4, 2013

Poem Edited: Wednesday, September 18, 2013

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