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This is a challenge from ixluvx2xwritex2, and I am excited to participate. I get to write a story or poem, with a quote she gave me. My quote is from one of my all-time favorite movies, Young Frankenstein. I’ve always been a huge fan of Mel Brooks films, and the quote is, “Put the candle back!”
Originally, I was going to do something comedic, but decided to try something romantic.


Submitted:Jul 21, 2008    Reads: 143    Comments: 6    Likes: 5   


THE CANDLE
She watched him light the candles,
As they slowly glowed in the room
His breath caught the match
Her breath caught, knowing it would be soon
He brought a candle to bed
They watched it flicker together
The flames licking the air above
The scent lasting forever
Put the candle back, she whispered
With a gleam in her eyes,
He smiled, she smiled,
Knowing their love will never die




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