between wondrous wishes
and longings that linger
in the light of a lone candle
she felt the spark
that ignites two hearts
in the split of a moment.

And from the corner of her eye
she saw a streak of light
the darkened sky
had turned bright
effervescent white.
©Yakira Shimoni Fulks
March 31, 2020 | OC, California
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