Haiku No. 271: Four Candles


Four candles were lit

One for each man she had loved

All but one burned out.

By Deborah E. Dayen

Picture from Songbird Blog via Google Images

20 responses to “Haiku No. 271: Four Candles

  1. Sorry, the whole thing was in the recommendation. Didn’t intend to read, but now that I have.
    You’re kidding yourself, us or both. All candles burn out.
    But it is a lovely romantic thought. Kind of like “that candle was doing the best it could ”

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