Candles melting wax flame

Your lies burn like flames
I am transformed
Melted by broken promises
My structure evolves
Into smoke
Permeating the air
You can’t leave me
Because now
You breathe me
My essence sinks
Deep into your bones
I will never miss you again
For I have come home

©️2023 Paula Light and Light Motifs II. No unauthorized use permitted.

Written for Moonwashed Musings Weekly Prompt 126 (evolve).

33 responses to “Evolution

  1. Great simile; lies to burning flame…
    You lie still I come home, contrast in first and last line…

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  2. Very deep. 😍

    Liked by 1 person

  3. Excellent! A great take on the prompt.
    “…transformed melted by broken promises…” powerful imagery and meaning! Brilliant piece.

    Liked by 1 person

  4. Wonderfully invasive work, Paula, Thanks for the share.

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  5. Deep and powerful thoughts Paula… 🀍

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  6. Profound and absolutely superb! I love these lines-
    You breathe me
    My essence sinks
    Deep into your bones
    Thank you for joining in, Paula.

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  7. Brilliant poem Paula

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  8. Amazingly powerful, Paula!

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