A humble haiku 

Dear Poet of Life, 

We offer up this simple haiku 
as a prayer for difficult days, 
when mistakes big and small get the better of us 
and we regret our naughty ways, 
when we struggle to find peace 
and shake our heads at thoughts gone astray. 

A candle burns bright 
welcoming each one alike, 
both shadow and light. 

May we find courage and inspiration 
in these humble words 
to move forward 
and do our best to live 
a more loving and creative life. 

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