Monday, April 16, 2012

16 of 30: Candles


image from scenicreflections.com
Bright flames
Twinkle
Glow

In the air they
Dance
Flicker

Colors trickle
Melt
Drip

Silence transforms
Singing
Laughter

Make a wish!
It's your
day!

© Cathy L. Mere, 2012






7 comments:

  1. What fun! Love the short lines - one word. Makes me wonder who is celebrating a birthday . . . Happy birthday!

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  2. With candles and a poem like this, a birthday would be something fun to look forward to, and not something to dread!! Love the verbs in your poem. Everything is so tight and concise.

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  3. I like that you used all those verbs, too, Cathy. I am assuming that this is about a child. Hope you let us know! I like that "Silence transforms/Singing/Laughter".

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  4. I really like this. Great verbs, strong imagery...this would make a great birthday card--if you are in to crafty projects!

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  5. I love this poem! It's so happy! I agree with Deb, this would make a great birthday card!

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  6. Twinkle, flicker, trickle, wish...great rhymes sprinkled throughout!!

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  7. Why Cathy what a WONDERFul birthday poem! I feel I should say thanks! Maybe, just maybe birthdays can continue to be all about me!

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