Candlelight

Candle-light Elizabeth Shippen Green“So She lights the candle then, / Where the shadows are, / And it stands, and holds its breath — / Then it makes a Star”

An illustration by Elizabeth Shippen Green for “Candle-light,” a poem in The Book of the Little Past by Josephine Preston Peabody, poems and illustrations first published in Harper’s Magazine in 1903, then collected and published by Houghton Mifflin in 1910.

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