Keeper of the Flame

dawn til dusk
a hungry heart
keeps fanning
the flame

keeping the love
alive and vibrant
an easy task
when reciprocated

beware those
who would douse
the dancing light
they make the day empty


Susi Bocks – writer/author/poet, has self-published two books – Feeling Human and Every Day I Pause. You can find her work at or follow her on Facebook, where she invites you to read her thoughts and get to know her. Bocks’ work has been published in the anthology SMITTEN: This Is What Love Looks Like: Poetry by Women for Women and in Scarlet Leaf Review, VitaBrevis, Spillwords, Literary Yard, as well as other literary magazines.


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2 thoughts on “Keeper of the Flame

  1. Beware the dancing light killers – what a poetic way of saying it.

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