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Moth

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Moth

A glimpse, a flash of red.
Strands that catch the light.
Smoldering, enticing -
A moth doomed to ignite.
And suddenly he's back -
Familiar twist and knot.
A touch, a whispered word,
The scent of bergamot.
And from the tainted ashes,
Faint, persistent glow.
She's just another face,
Someone he used to know.

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  1. Date: 6/14/2013 12:17:00 AM

    dang, girl, I am just clicking in circles!! this was a great one I "landed" on though I had seen it before.

  1. Date: 4/9/2013 10:19:00 AM

    Boo that dude! The way you used a moth in this one is sooo cool... it can't help being drawn by the light til' it gets burned...great metaphor...but I wonder if moths learn from their mistakes?hehe...I know I don't.

  1. Date: 1/8/2013 7:49:00 PM

    wowowow, what imagery!!! love this one.

  1. Date: 11/22/2012 9:50:00 PM

    Why are women attracted to the wrong guys??? I really enjoyed your poem. I hope you have not been burnt.

  1. Date: 3/9/2012 12:04:00 PM

    Beautiful written Heather (we fight for true love) - oxox love Anne-Lise

    Ober Avatar Heather Ober Date: 5/5/2012 6:26:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks, Anne Lise :)