Monday, 4 May 2009

Granite and Tears











Well I looked at the granite markers


Those tribute to finality - to eternity


And then I looked at myself here Chicken scratching for my immortality


In the church they light the candles


And the wax rolls down like tears


There's the hope and the hopelessness I've witnessed thirty years



Joni Mitchell (1943 -



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5 comments:

  1. Joni Mitchell is such a classic singer. Hope you are having a grand Monday.

    Thanks for sharing! :)

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  2. Nice melting candle, I can almost feel the warmth and softness of hte sides.

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  3. Beautiful Keltic Knots carved on stone and that yellow candle suits well in Challenge, nice poem !

    Greetings from Finland ! my blog in English/Finnish/Swedish http://nukkekotinukke.blogspot.com

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