The soul dies first

At the end of it, the wick is either cut too short or it’s so long, it falls on its side and can’t stand up, won’t light. And so much wax left, in the shape of what remains. This body poured into a form—this wick, the soul that lights it.

Categories: death, prose

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15 replies

  1. Must admit I’m feeling a bit like a limp wick lately. Which is a shame since I do have a rockin’ lighter.

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  2. It’s autumn, your soul cries out for beef on weck.

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  3. Wow – this one is “print out and post on the frig” worthy!

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  4. Sir,I feel the soul is a part of God,athread of the great cloth,It only departs

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  5. Now, I feel like a wick, Bill hehe 🙂

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