My second quadrille, thanks to dVerse. If you are a poet or want to be a poet, check out this very welcoming community. To read other quadrilles utilizing the lovely word “flicker” click here:
Candles Light Even Through A Storm ©Sascha Darlington
Now we commune in candlelight
the flame flickering
casting suspicious shadows.
We would have chattered once
until dawn startled the horizon.
Now words are hard,
our years together
disintegrate like corroded batteries
acidic, forbidden to touch.