Twelve candles I’ve lit tonight

While twelve families are left to cry

These candles to illuminate spirit’s sight

Their souls immortal, as our bodies die

Give them a path through your light

Stolen from us without a reason why

Let these candles burn tonight

So that tomorrow we can say goodbye




1 Comment

  1. I cannot begin to express my gratitude. I have seen some responses to this which made me question the decency of humanity. Thank you for making such a compassionate and heartfelt post.

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