Original Poems

Votive Candle

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He said in anger
You know what you are?
You are just a votive candle
Small
Waxy
And useful once or twice a year
When the lights go out

She said
Oh, I’m like a votive candle, alright
In that
You can try to use me
But you don’t have a prayer
And your liable
To get burned

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