The Candle

A funeral poem about saying goodbye to a loved one until you meet them again, suitable for religious or non-religious funerals.

The Candle

A candle burns bright in a window of gold

A beacon for life's weary heart

Promising beauty and splendours untold

Of a world that now keeps us apart

We travelled the path of our lives side by side

But this path you walked on your own

To a world where no pain and no suffering reside

While I stay in this world alone

So darling please tend to the candle for me

And nourish the flame lest it dies

Till the day when its radiant beauty I see

And it guides me at last to your side


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