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Candela Lit
by Rodney Evan Bohen

Sunday, April 27, 2003

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Candela Lit

Candela lit
now lites my room of world
as it streaks as fingertips golden
leaping skipping
and stretching herself
across
the very framework
and canopy of my world
yes loft
understanding the boundaries
in arrayed display
for the walls
that do shackle me
does the lite know as well
thwarted by walls
slumping back in withdrawal
she seeks for a new path
of which to roam free
walls of stone
ceiling of brass
her efforts
abandoned
she settles in place
yet a soft breeze quick
awakens her
stirring her youth
her passion emboldened
her flame stirred afresh
she sways in a new dance
flickering at bay
no respecter of boundaries
brass masters her not
lite seeks where her will
pulls
and tugs on her lot
finding in nightfall
no rest nest at all
she scatters herself gracefully
as does a dancer in turn
eye warmed by her movement
heart hushed by each churn
glimmering sunlit glitter
her dance to perform
the nightfall her audience
her footstool
my throne
flame softly swaying
my eye fond amused
her glitter unfolding
my heart stands in salute
to the grandest of motion
ones eye can inhale
the flame of the candela
heralding
all is well.

Rodney Evan Bohen

Rodney Evan Bohen

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Reviewed by Zenith Elliott 5/10/2003
Rodney I like your style...you evoke much emotion.

Z
Reviewed by Josephine Bohen 5/9/2003
all Is well
Reviewed by Candida Eittreim 5/9/2003
Rodney,
This poem evokes me for many reasons. Nor the least is your powerful use of imagery. Through you I "see" her. Thank you my friend.

Candy
Reviewed by Malachy MacFarlane (Reader) 4/30/2003
I'm trying to remember if it was in a film or in a book, it may have been in "The Mallorean" by Eddings, however the character came to the realisation that there was no such thing as "darkness" there was only, in fact, an absence of light. You, dear friend, have an ability to make make the ordinary profound, you are a true master, seannachie.
Mal.
Reviewed by Micha Julian 4/27/2003
so beautiful, oh, and she refects, oh yes... for you and for us, this metaphor a woman, sprite, dream or near real as you both just pass the evening, with/as in a way, alike to each other, so like this, darkness lifts a bit and a bit more and many thanks, Rodney, lovely, so lovely...
Reviewed by jude forese 4/27/2003
illuminating imagery indeed!
Reviewed by Nicole Davis Vergara (Reader) 4/27/2003
Lovely descriptives verses!
Reviewed by *********** ********** (Reader) 4/27/2003
Your words fair danced across the page with this write...A light touch... So very perfect for the poem...ty, Dani
Reviewed by Retta (Reindeer) Mckenzie 4/27/2003
This was so beautiful, I loved this wonderful free flowing poem,

Just excellent!

Reindeer
Reviewed by Lady Peg (Reader) 4/27/2003
Beautiful reflections in the verses
Rodney.
Peggy
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