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A perfect light for reading

Light your mind

By G. A. BoteroPublished 11 months ago 1 min read
A perfect light for reading
Photo by Elia Mazzaro on Unsplash


the head rubs against the red phosphorous



red orange flame engulfs the stick

Temporary fire

transforms from red orange to yellow

heat intensifies

energy to sustain life

the wick surrenders

Candles abound

flames of blue, orange-brown, and bright yellow

fills my box, dim yellow

I can finally relax

and read my book


About the Creator

G. A. Botero

I have a million bad ideas, until a good one surfaces. Poetry, short stories, essays.

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