Jewish Young Professional

We were supposed to be a havdalah candle –

bodies twined together, melting into each other,

my wax kissing your cheek and

your wax kissing my cheek.

Our wicks dancing in the same flame – but –

like the end of an unsecured braid,

I feel our base unravel.

The two white candles are Shabbat candles, lit to welcome Shabbat. The multi-strand blue and white candle is the Havdalah candle, lit to bring Shabbat to a close. Havdalah is Hebrew for “Separation”. Photo bycottonbrofromPexels

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About Jonathan Caswell

Mr. Caswell has been composing poetry at least since High School. He has been on WORD PRESS for ten years and contributes to two other blogs beside this one. This blog has a Christian emphasis but all bloggers are welcome. Mr. Caswell chooses to---with permission--re[post material of interest

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