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Candle, Candle

Opus 151
by Anne Knish

CANDLE, candle,
      Flicker and flow–
I knew you once–
      But it was not long ago,
            it was

Last night.
And you spoiled my otherwise bright

From Spectra: A Book of Poetic Experiments, 1916

The Spectric movement is not so genuinely appreciated as the Imagist or Vorticist movements, but the group produced frankly credible and original poetry.

© 2023, Mark Adams. All rights reserved.

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  • technohist February 26, 2023, 1:23 am

    Such a good start. Clearly I need to know more.

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