Michael Nkwocha


Our Burning Flame - Poem by Michael Nkwocha

A candle glows in each of us
the love of God did light
to us He gives the pow'r to tend
to care and keep abright.

Though waves and storms from troubled seas
may rush against our flickering flame
there's none so strong enough to quench
save us, save us alone.

So keep your little flame aglow
where'er you find yourself
a spark of light, a sign of hope
in the thickest darkest night.

'Tis ours to keep our flames aglow
until life's breath is out
if we all keep our flames aglow
the world itself would glow.

Topic(s) of this poem: spirituality


Comments about Our Burning Flame by Michael Nkwocha

  • (5/6/2009 6:17:00 AM)

    Beautiful poem my friend it is so true, and your also right we need to keep the candle lit....10+++ (Report)Reply

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  • Mehta Hasmukh Amathalal (5/5/2009 7:04:00 AM)

    We all carry the same divine light in us but HE only has the capacity to inspire in us. rating 10 (Report)Reply

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  • Sandra Martyres (5/4/2009 8:14:00 AM)

    Beautiful poem with a lot of meaning....we must keep the flame burning... (Report)Reply

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  • (5/4/2009 8:14:00 AM)

    Very nice inspiring poem! Will read some more... (Report)Reply

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  • (4/29/2009 5:24:00 PM)

    you are brillant! ! ! ! (Report)Reply

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  • (3/22/2009 4:54:00 PM)

    for me, that flame was extinguished long ago, but i hope yours keeps burning fiery bright
    well penned,10++++
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  • (3/22/2009 3:58:00 PM)

    I like it very nice :) very beautiful and spiritual :) ... (Report)Reply

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  • (3/11/2009 7:14:00 AM)

    I liked this one
    good write
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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, March 11, 2009

Poem Edited: Tuesday, November 20, 2018


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