Monday, April 14, 2014

The This Is Your Life Candle Co.

The This Is Your Life Candle Co.

I try to set the mood
but instead I catapult your own memories around you

It’s the candles

A Hardware Store scented candle
and one in Freshly-Squeezed Gasoline

and Rain on Hot Blacktop

and Darkroom Chemicals With the Door Locked

This one smells different to every smeller
it’s called Humiliating Experience in Love

If you can burn through it
you win a prize

The prize is a message
trapped in the base of the candle

A phone number
or an address

or a sentence

It is the clue you have always been chasing

1 comment

  1. Oh, wonderful. I definitely know some of these smells....


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