The black the white the gray of life

The black the white the gray of life

Tuesday, December 18, 2012

The Candle

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Standing in a pool of light,
Cast by her own dreams divine,
The Candle stands and shines.

The wind moves, the earth turns,
Sneaking from the window, the breeze returns...
Yet the candle burns.

Once young she romanced the flame,
Now old, she misses the game.
The flame is dying in distress.

"Candle glow, let me grow"
Let's not flicker, let us sizzle...
Through the night, make love to me...
I'm dying!


  1. Beautiful...the very art of breathing life into an inanimate object is priceless, and when done with such grace, it makes for an alluring read.

    Had the power to transport me into a trance to actually visualise the romance of the candle and the flame. Great work! :)

  2. @ Maverick

    Thanks a lot for the honest compliment :)

  3. As the old saying goes, "Der aaye par durust aaye"; this is a beautiful poem, so complete in its imagery.

    Solid comeback poem.

    1. Thanks Syed for dropping by again and appreciating

  4. Devangini Madam

    Wish you A Happy New Year 2013.

    Madam your poems touching the human values from core of our heart. Madam a great attempt to touch human hearts intuitively with your beautiful poetry.

    Madam we all have great hope that in this 2013 we are moving in to more advance in our fields.

    Madam in the year 2012 there were many sad things happened particularly to the woman. It is a very sad situation that in the year ending of 2012 one young indian 23 year old braveheart sister united all of us with her death. It is a great thing that entire youth of india united for her and pay homage to her and want justice to her.

    Madam like many of our youth from my side i am also trying to attempt to convey some message about this incident in my Heritage of India blog.

    Madam recently i am posting one message in my Heritage of India blog under title "Indian Woman in 19th Century vintage post cards". Madam in this message i am trying to compare with the situations as how woman got respect in those golden days with present day dangerous situations by mentioning the example of this 23 year old young indian braveheart sister.

    Madam this is the link for this message.

    Madam i request you please read this message and share your comments about this post. Madam if you like this message please share this with your friends also.