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Where I share my jewels of wisdom of life

I’m so grateful that my poem Lighting a Candle is now available at MasticadoresUSA. Thanks to Gabriela Marie Milton, and the team at MasticadoresUSA for their continued support, and for publishing this piece. And to you my humble and supportive followers, thank you for reading and your ongoing presence of my work.

My feet trace shadows that turn to ash.
Crimson skies
with blustery clouds of smoke
Before my jaded eyes;
Where birds once sang sweet lullabies
to lull me off to sleep.

I wait for song to fill dark corners
but even birds are afraid to chirp and fly.
I can’t wait forever,
so I go inside
and light a candle
in the frightened night
and sing a tune
For dreams to take flight.

The walls crumble
and fire surrounds
leaving me
in a hovel……. I would be so honored if you would go here and read the rest of my poem.

Copyright © Cindy Georgakas at
The Unique Times all rights reserved 2022

Picture by Upsplash Photo by Yuriy Vinnicov


All of my published poems at MastecadoresUSA

Thanks for taking time and reading my poem and thanks once again to Gabriela and the team at MastecadoresUsa!
Happy Memorial Day to you and all of those that serve. Praying beyond prayer, hoping beyond hope and grateful for each one of you.

Stay Blessed,

💖🙏🌹

Cindy

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GraceoftheSun
5 months ago

Such a beautiful poem, Cindy. Congratulations on publishing yet another brilliant piece.💕

Marsha
5 months ago

You have a beautiful way with words, my friend.

Marsha
Reply to  Cindy Georgakas
5 months ago

You are welcome. 🙂

Sadje
5 months ago

Congratulations Cindy. Excellent poem.

Sadje
Reply to  Cindy Georgakas
5 months ago

You’re welcome my friend

Daphny Aqua
5 months ago

Congratulations dearest Cindy, the poem was so powerful I love it a lot. It shows the struggle of mankind where no matter what one doesn’t give up. ❤️❤️

Best Godwin
Reply to  Cindy Georgakas
5 months ago

Perfect

Daphny Aqua
Reply to  Cindy Georgakas
5 months ago

Onward and forward we go, that is all there is I guess. You’re most welcome Cindy! 💌❤️

katiemiafrederick
5 months ago

Hehe Dear Cindy You
Don’t Have to Light a
Candle Yet HAha After
All is Said and Done

my 62nd Early Social
Security Birthday isn’t

Until 7 Days From Now on

June 6th Yet in All Seriousness

AS Humor Cures So Much First

Flames Do Come
Lit And Go Out

Wax of
Love May

Wane

Yet Yes Full Moons
of Love Always Return
NoW As Sun Never Went Out
Moon Just Hides A While and Comes

Back

With Sun
SMiLinG

Below Again
As Night Becomes
At Least ParT Day Again…
Such A Lovely Inspiring Poem
Dear Cindy Congrats For Another Publish too..:)

katiemiafrederick
Reply to  Cindy Georgakas
5 months ago

Candles Now
aRe aLWaYS
Beautiful
To LiGHT
Dear Cindy
FRiEnD New
Same with
Love And Yes
Other LiGHT
Over over

No
End🌹🙏☺️

katiemiafrederick
Reply to  Cindy Georgakas
5 months ago

❤️

Sheereen
5 months ago

Beautiful poem Cindy! The poem is so powerful and strong❤❤❤

Mike U.
5 months ago

I could use a little of the strength you mention in this poem. Perseverance, endurance, fighting against all odds–it really wears down a person. Wonderful words as always, Cindy! 🙂

MisaeMich
5 months ago

Congratulations Cindy! Great poem indeed. ❤️🥰

MisaeMich
Reply to  Cindy Georgakas
5 months ago

🤗❤️

Simone E
5 months ago

Beautifully written! A great read it sure it 😊

ChallEngEr
5 months ago

So Heartfelt and intense….congratulations !

Navin
5 months ago

Beautifully written…congratulations to you, dear Cindy ✨❤️💫

Navin
Reply to  Cindy Georgakas
5 months ago

You’re very welcome, Cindy ✨❤️💫

Navin
Reply to  Cindy Georgakas
5 months ago

You’re welcome, dear friend ✨❤️💫

Lamittan Minsah
5 months ago

Amazing, my friend. Congratulations on having this noteworthy piece published. 👏 🌺

Lamittan Minsah
Reply to  Cindy Georgakas
5 months ago

Glad that is so, dear C, just as yours are to me. Feel most welcome, my friend. 💖

Lamittan Minsah
Reply to  Cindy Georgakas
5 months ago

Likewise. 🥰💖

Jaya Avendel
5 months ago

I love this piece, especially the third stanza alive in its transformative, transitional power! <3

Jeff Flesch
5 months ago

A gorgeous poem, Cindy. I loved it. Congratulations! 💞

Jeff Flesch
Reply to  Cindy Georgakas
5 months ago

You’re welcome, Cindy! Always. 💖🙏

Kym Gordon Moore
5 months ago

Girrrrrlllllllll…now this right here –

I wait for song to fill dark corners
but even birds are afraid to chirp and fly.
I can’t wait forever,
so I go inside
and light a candle
in the frightened night
and sing a tune
For dreams to take flight.

And about those liquid pearls…honey chile…you melted the wax, inserted the wick, and lit the candle that is all Cindaaaaayyyyyy, lighting her world for all to see!!! 🕯🪔🕯 Shine on girlfriend! 🌟🌞⭐

SoundEagle 🦅ೋღஜஇ
Reply to  Kym Gordon Moore
5 months ago

Dear Cindy,

Congratulations to you on having your poem entitled “Lighting a Candle” published at MasticadoresUSA. I shall resonate with Kym and light a candle for you as follows:
comment image

Happy June to you and Kym very soon!

Yours sincerely,
SoundEagle

Kym Gordon Moore
Reply to  SoundEagle 🦅ೋღஜஇ
5 months ago

Awww, how sweet of you and what a beautiful photo SoundEagle. Your lovely words mean so much. Thank you my friend. 🪔🤗🙏🏼😍💖🥰🪔

Kym Gordon Moore
Reply to  Cindy Georgakas
5 months ago

Shine on girlfriend! It’s so easy to see your heart and emotion behind your words! That’s a gift few have. 🤗💐😉 Your poem takes my breath away and I expect nothing less from you Mommy Nature! You rock! Here’s to a FANtabulous week ahead my friend. 🥂😊💖

Kym Gordon Moore
Reply to  Cindy Georgakas
5 months ago

Oh Cindy, it is my pleasure as always my friend. Yes girl, shine your bright light! 🪔🌟🪔 Let it shine, let it shine, let it shine!!! 😉💖🥰

Kym Gordon Moore
Reply to  Cindy Georgakas
5 months ago

🥰😘😍

A Star on the Forehead
5 months ago

Hi Cindy,
Another beautiful one!
Blessings!

Lisa Mae ❤️
5 months ago

Beautiful- and congratulations!🎉💕

Lisa Mae ❤️
Reply to  Cindy Georgakas
5 months ago

My pleasure 🙂💕

The Scribbling Dad
5 months ago

Beautifully written

The Scribbling Dad
Reply to  Cindy Georgakas
5 months ago

Oh!…nevertheless….

literaryscribe
5 months ago

Oh wow, this is absolutely incredible. Congratulations!

literaryscribe
Reply to  Cindy Georgakas
5 months ago

It was expertly done. ^_^

literaryscribe
Reply to  Cindy Georgakas
5 months ago

You’re welcome!

ben Alexander
5 months ago

Simply gorgeous, Cindy. You have such a beautiful soul.

Ingrid
5 months ago

Congratulations, Cindy: lovely to read you over there 🤗

Ingrid
Reply to  Cindy Georgakas
5 months ago

🤗💕💖

Ingrid
Reply to  Cindy Georgakas
5 months ago

I didn’t see this, so thanks for pointing it out, Cindy 😅 following Goff now 🙏😊

akshita1776
5 months ago

Congrats on getting published yet again auntie!! This was beautiful ❤

Gabriela Marie Milton
5 months ago

Such a pleasure to publish your beautiful poetry Cindy.

Gabriela Marie Milton
Reply to  Cindy Georgakas
5 months ago

My pleasure hon. Have a wonderful day.
xoxoxo…

Gabriela Marie Milton
Reply to  Cindy Georgakas
5 months ago

My pleasure. Love you.

michnavs
5 months ago

Congratulations on this publication Cindy ❤

rothpoetry
5 months ago

Very well written, Cindy. Life really has been a nighmare the past few weeks.

rothpoetry
5 months ago

Congratulations on getting your poem published! It is rewarding to feel others appreciate our work.

Chris Adedoyin
5 months ago

Congratulations Cindy 🎉

Chris Adedoyin
Reply to  Cindy Georgakas
5 months ago

You are welcome.

boundlessblessingsblog
5 months ago

Congratulations dear Cindy on getting your poem published. So nice to see people appreciate your work. Lovely post.

boundlessblessingsblog
Reply to  Cindy Georgakas
5 months ago

Yes absolutely true and agree totally with your words dear Cindy. You are always welcome 💖💖💖💖

Resa
5 months ago

This is a beautiful poem, and a fab happening! Congratulations, Cindy!

Resa
Reply to  Cindy Georgakas
5 months ago

💖💖💖

Infinite Living
5 months ago

Congratulations dear Cindy – it is beautiful poetry!

Infinite Living
Reply to  Cindy Georgakas
5 months ago

You are very welcome :)))

calmkate
5 months ago

congrats, hauntingly written!

calmkate
Reply to  Cindy Georgakas
5 months ago

so glad you are making the most of it!

Laleh Chini
5 months ago

❤️❤️❤️👏👏👏

Laleh Chini
Reply to  Cindy Georgakas
5 months ago

My pleasure 😘

Silver Stone
5 months ago

Once again, you’ve managed to bag another achievement. Congratulations to that!

You really do have a way with words, this was such a brilliant piece! 👏🏼 ❤

eunice
5 months ago

The title alone is very promising. Congratulations, Cindy, and the thanks for sharing.

KK
KK
5 months ago

I had read this beautiful poem of yours and commented on the site of MasticadoresUSA. This is a powerful poem indeed. Congratulations, Cindy once again! You truly deserve this recognition.🎉💐🌹💖

Oddly Enough
5 months ago

Bless you Cindy your words touch my heart!

Pooja G
5 months ago

Absolutely loved the poem- as brilliantly written as always!

Prior...
5 months ago

Congrats and a good poem, Cindy

merrildsmith
5 months ago

Congratulations, Cindy. A beautiful poem!

merrildsmith
Reply to  Cindy Georgakas
5 months ago

You’re welcome, Cindy! 💙

Best Godwin
Reply to  Cindy Georgakas
4 months ago

Nice

D. Wallace Peach
5 months ago

Just gorgeous, Cindy. You are quite a poet. I love the emotion in pieces like this, darker, but with a poignant return to peace. Congrats on another publication!

D. Wallace Peach
Reply to  Cindy Georgakas
5 months ago

I tend to like darker, moodier pieces, Cindy, but you made the right choice with this one. It was perfect. 🙂

thereluctantpoet
5 months ago

Congratulations Cindy on another great poem and being published!! Yeah! So Happy for you!!!
😘😍💕✨🌹

Saima.SK
5 months ago

Love reading the poem, Cindy 🙂👍 beautiful expression!!

Saima.SK
Reply to  Cindy Georgakas
5 months ago

🙂💕

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