Candle of Beauty

candle

Outer beauty is the flame
mesmerizing, bright, glowing
hypnotically drawing us in.
But, it flickers and wavers
disappearing like a whisper.

Inner beauty is the candle
that gives the flame life
providing it with strength
to deliver light and warmth
to those within its sphere.

To eventually melt
into a glistening pool
only to be reshaped and molded
back to its original form
in order to pass on the flame.

From my book:

http://www.amazon.com/This-Aint-Shakespeare-Sure-Real/dp/1413745318/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1424134130&sr=8-1&keywords=this+ain%27t+shakespeare+debra+conklin

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2 thoughts on “Candle of Beauty

  1. Arlene Mathews says:

    I like this poem Debra!!

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