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A Candle’s Toils

I can’t help but admire.

Andres F. Uran — Unsplash

after a tough day,

i light my favorite candle,
and take a moment
to watch the flames rise.

it struggles

to sit still and provide
an escape from my troubles,
and some much-needed light




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Puerto Rican writer. 🇵🇷🏳️‍🌈 Poetry, Television & History. Owner of Ilusiones, a publication for Caribbean/Latinx writers. (she/they)

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