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

    Thanks for sharing! :)

  2. Very nice - great photo

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

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

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