Charl JF Cilliers

Gold Star - 5,763 Points (25 January 1941 / Cape Town, South Africa)

Poem Based On A Sufi Parable - Poem by Charl JF Cilliers

In this dark room
look at that candle there
and tell me where
that light comes from.

Blow out the flame
then tell me where
the light that was just here
has gone, and I’ll make clear
to you precisely from where it came.

Topic(s) of this poem: philosophical

Form: Verse

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, October 27, 2015

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