Candle

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Candle

“…in India, candle wax was made by boiling the fruit of the cinnamon tree.”
— National Candle Association  

How long must you simmer
the purple-black fruit
of the Ceylon cinnamon tree—

before it yields      handheld light?

 

This poem, by Bethany Rohde, was shared through T.S. Poetry Press’ Every Day Poems. Photo by Bethany Rohde

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