A Candle In the Rain

A flare in the dark

Deborah Barchi
Apr 12 · 1 min read
Photo by Mariano Nocetti on Unsplash

In the flare of a match,
as quickly as that,
I see what we have to gain.

What hides in the dark
comes forth in the spark
of a candle in the rain.

But if we wait much longer
and if we squander time,

This match we share
Will surely sear
your fingertips and mine.

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Deborah Barchi

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Deborah Barchi has recently retired from her career as a librarian and now has time to read, explore nature, and write poetry and essays. 824drb@gmail.com

Written From The Heart

A Medium publication sharing inspiring, heartfelt, and purposeful poetry.

Deborah Barchi

Written by

Deborah Barchi has recently retired from her career as a librarian and now has time to read, explore nature, and write poetry and essays. 824drb@gmail.com

Written From The Heart

A Medium publication sharing inspiring, heartfelt, and purposeful poetry.

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