One Candle

plunging the ponds
of past
but..

each delve yields
far less than
the last,

i’ll find a new
crutch to
rest

my burdens or
stand up
taller..

to see how much
weight..

my joints can
handle
and..

if i don’t burst
into flame..

i’ll still find shade in
the warmth of
one candle.

Grumpy Gorman
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*image of candle recently sent to me by a friend to enhance my creativity. Acts of kindness help keep others glowing.