Sunday, 18 February 2007

Remains of the Day by Pete Lee

I lit a candle,
knelt before it,

left it burning
like hope...

returned at the
end of the day

to the ashes
of my house.

Pete Lee, California, USA


Crafty Green Poet said...

A poignant poem with a message on home safety....

Anonymous said...

A sad poem. :(

Steve Isham said...

A well founded hope. Your house might have lasted another hundred years. This poem will last longer.