Francoise by Doug Johnson

 

 Francoise

Let her in slowly,

Light a series of

Candles to help her

See, keep one inside

The door, one just

Outside, white wax,

Flame of yellow-

Beacons aglow

Spread a few more

Across the room in

Two circles touching

Each other lightly-

The way she used

To kiss you at night

Before she slipped

Out the door silently

 

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