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A COMPETITION FOR WRITING
WAS BEING BEGUN

I TOOK A REST
TURN OFF ALL LIGHTS

ASKED MY FAVAOURITE JINN
TO TELL ME THE FUN

HE HAD NOT BEGUN
I THREATENED HIM

HE HAD RAN
WAHAT HAD I DONE?

I TOOK A REST
LIGHT ONLY ONE

OF THIS SMART CANDLE
I WROTE IT

IT WAS THE BEST
I SLEPT
SUDDEN

THE END OF THE COMETE
WOULD  BE COME SOON
I WAS UP

I FOUND IT ASH
ALL SAID
THANK YOUR ***

BECAUSE YOU HAD NOT BEEN
THAT ASH
THE COMPETE OF EVRY THING NEEDS MAN TO BE READY, HAS GOOD REST AND HAVE GOOD HOPE
Emma Nov 28
I really want to run away with you
Don’t be scared, it’s easy.
We wait until no one is watching. It has to be dark out.
We’ll need food and drinks and blankets
We should leave our phones behind for obvious reasons.
And we’ll need matches. Lots of matches.
And then.
We build a shelter
Out of blankets and chairs
We cuddle up underneath,
And escape this world together
Using candlelight and cookie-dough
I told you it’d be easy to run away
And we did it
All while staying indoors.
I'm hopelessly in love
with someone who'd rather
push and shove
I feel so distant yet
they make me feel close
but really they're farther
than they've ever been
and I try to save
but they turn me away like
the tears on an
abandoned child left
on a deserted door step
I feel so very lonely
in this world full of
mixed matched feelings
broken dreams
and shattered hearts
they continues every day
to give me false hope
just enough to fall in love again
and I feel like a wicked candle
lit on fire with burning passion
just to be extinguished
and forgotten about
until they embark on a dimly lit date
with someone other than me
tea is like a candle on the table
and the table is like an oak hut

fireflies flash around me
outside the ice flying in the wings

03.12.18
Jann Flach Nov 30
my playlist plays another sad song
outside the rain is falling down
the rain feeds the plants
they are growing up

i fell like growing up
when i spend my time with you
thinking of nothing else
just our souls
connecting to each other

your dark brown eyes they are so shiny
like the moving flame of a candle
i want to touch your hand
but i don't know if you ok with it

tell me
Shofi Ahmed Nov 29
Mirror, mirror!
You are so clear.
Pure like clear water
I see not your colour.

'You can see my inside
it's your picture!'
It whispers to a candle
curiously burning
in front of the mirror!
Marcella Kay Nov 22
I light up a match
And let the candle
Hold its fire,
While I watch as it turns
Into flames.

By the cast of the darkness
Shimmer through the window,
It reflects amongst the night
With the constellations and the full moon
As the candle burns bright.

Throughout the midnight,
The flames melt its way
Into the wax,
And the incense lingers
Onto the air for a long time.

Upon the wick
Of amber and gold,
The flames
Goes out,
Leaving its goodbye.
Pagan Paul Nov 21
.
A cloud falls from the sky,
a lead balloon of precipitation,
and cuddles the ground
like a long lost lover.
Dripping its cargo,
shedding tears along the way,
leaving a trail of damp memory
and a calm balm
for the Earth.

And a candle flickers
on a lonely table,
as a pen drifts across lines,
filling meaningless words
that never
convey the depths of separation.
The flame flares
as a waft, a draft,
creeps in a ***** under the door,
adding a poignant touch
to the melancholy of atmosphere.
Gripping the pen with delicate unease,
the hubbub drowns inwards,
doubt rises in ascendancy,
the pen falls,
like a discarded relationship,
and the meaningless words
stop.




© Pagan Paul (21/11/18)
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My brain is still on meltdown :(
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eng jin Apr 4
a familiar tune
breaking through the morning news
Oh yes,
it’s loy krathong

humming along the tune
ah, I should remember
to put a thanksgiving basket
onto the river
for the goddess of water

as the candles flow
may the light
in your heart
continues to glow
Walled off gates, not a single emotion
Heart more guarded than the deepest ocean
Afraid but he’s hopeful
Hides but secretly wants to be found
Lets his guard down and doors slam like a crocs jaw
Running out of time, running out of hope
Finally gives up and let’s the waves crash down

An angel glides into his void
Breaking down walls with a barrage of smiles
Seeping her light into his dungeon
Feeling her warmth, her aura of love
With courage present he reaches out
Skin to skin they touch
His heart smiles as it’s rises from its tomb
A burnt out wick now a blaze of joy
She resurrected his smile, she rekindled his flame
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