The Candle Quivers
Author: Capricorn


Life is like a candle, that quivers in the breeze,
at times the flame is dim, which makes me ill at ease.
Sometimes the light just glows, illuminating life,
to fill my heart with peace, a respite from my strife.

Why does the candle waver, then to splutter out,
and plunge me into darkness, filling me with doubt?
Fears can dwindle with the shadows, and I'm blessed
when brightness shines, to fill my life with zest.

As life gallops by, the candle burns out quicker.
Let it radiate, before life's final flicker.


Comments on this poem/writing:

Leah06 ( -- Tuesday, April 29 2003, 02:40 am

Life is like a candle

Great job Cap! This one is awsome!
Dino Hi. 5-0 ( -- Tuesday, April 29 2003, 05:07 am

Nice poem!

That candle is definately burning quicker for me. Seems like the older you get, the faster time goes. Where has it all gone? I agree "Let it radiate, before life's final flicker" Let that light glow illuminating life. Wow! Awesome poem Cap! Thanks
Capricorn ( -- Tuesday, April 29 2003, 09:56 pm


Thanks Leah...glad you liked it
capricorn ( -- Tuesday, April 29 2003, 09:58 pm


Thanks Dino! I hope the light will radiate till that final flicker! Yes life does gallopby quicker the older we get....frighteningly so at times!
barb ( -- Wednesday, April 30 2003, 01:11 am


another good one cap I know getting old bothers some but I'm looking forward to the senior discounts Hha
CrYsTaL ( -- Wednesday, April 30 2003, 09:08 pm


Great thought to live by "life is like a candle", Great Job!
Capricorn ( -- Wednesday, April 30 2003, 10:32 pm


Haha!...Oh Barb your attitud is so refreshing! You make me laugh!
Capricorn ( -- Wednesday, April 30 2003, 10:34 pm


Yes Crystal....may your candle burn bright and long!
luc ( -- Wednesday, April 30 2003, 10:58 pm

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great poem cap, i liked the way you ryme the words it all just seems to flow so lovely.. great job
Capricorn ( -- Wednesday, April 30 2003, 11:54 pm


Thanks Luc..glad you enjoyed!
Roy ( -- Thursday, May 1 2003, 12:20 am

I missed this one

yea,you are a fine artist of painting words accross the walls of my refections. grab this life with this gift that is in your heart that it can render. then for Roy get a grip on reality and some sanity! If the sky opens with vanity of a connection with trinity well, I guess then is it questionable about my sanity? Go for one more poem on the road of tranquility and who's cooking dinner tonight---I am HUNGRY
Capricorn ( -- Thursday, May 1 2003, 12:50 pm


Haha! your comment made me smile.....but I'm glad you enjoyed the poem!
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