In the moment


From my favorite good-smell store,
a purple candle called “Party Dress”
burns in a glass decorated
with a picture of confetti.
The fire smells of grape candy
just short of explosion.
Flames dance on three wicks
while the wax is seduced
by its own heat.


Photo by A. D. Joyce

©A. D. Joyce, 2014


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