These miles unfurl

        from here                                                                                 to there

These miles be

    a barrier to break through

 between you                                                                                             and me

I walk with your shadows and

     sleep with your silhouettes

          I am with a memory                                                                   of you

                                                              of us

The candle

 we set out to light,

    I leave it on the porch

it flickers                     it brightens                       it dims

                                                                                            as pages and numbers flew

I leave it on

   let it be

Even when the darkness grips you by the hand

  drags you for miles

                                                                                   and miles away

Will you leave the candle on?

                                                                                                          for me?

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