Light Source

Be fireflies
    to starless nights

a match for candles
    never lit

the tinder spark
    in wintertime

the glimmering
    of hopeful eyes

a torchlight guiding
    roamers home.

Light Source © Copyright 2021, Robert J. Tiess.

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Submitted: September 3, 2021