Sunday, 20 August 2017

A Candle Burning

by Barbara Walker


Life,
like a candle, burning,
its flame nearly extinguished
by the harsh blowing winds of life,
but, then,
just often enough
to keep the candle hopeful,
the wind becomes a gentle breeze
and the flame begins to dance.


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Barbara Walker has had several short stories published in anthologies and her poems published in various magazines. She loves to watch the beautiful sunsets from her comfy chair on her patio of her new hometown by a lake in Arizona.