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The Moth

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The Moth

The low brow and the high brow moth
Have completely different tastes for cloth
One prefers a denim fare
The other silken underwear
But both abhor 
Toxic camphor
And both careen
From naphthalene


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  1. Date: 10/19/2013 10:52:00 PM

    haha, Cute really cute.

    Cavanaugh Avatar Jon A Cavanaugh Date: 10/20/2013 5:52:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you
  1. Date: 12/13/2012 8:45:00 AM

    my mother used to put camphor in the closets, then I'd faint. Knocked me out like a little larva.

    Cavanaugh Avatar Jon A Cavanaugh Date: 12/14/2012 10:02:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    LOL, I have similar memories.
  1. Date: 12/9/2012 8:05:00 PM

    any poem that makes someone (me!) grin from ear to ear deserves a huge BRAVO!

    Cavanaugh Avatar Jon A Cavanaugh Date: 12/9/2012 8:22:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you ilene. I am so glad you enjoyed my poem. What a wonderful comment. Thank you again.
  1. Date: 12/9/2012 1:26:00 PM

    excellent!

    Cavanaugh Avatar Jon A Cavanaugh Date: 12/9/2012 1:35:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you Susan
  1. Date: 12/9/2012 12:37:00 PM

    I see that moths have good taste. I wonder if both get together, would their offspring eat anything? So now if I find my socks have holes in it, can I blame the moths? Lol. Just wonder. Love ya, Toquyen

    Cavanaugh Avatar Jon A Cavanaugh Date: 12/9/2012 1:35:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    You attract the high brow moths with your nylon hose / The low brow like my cotton socks with the smelly toes. Thanks for stipping by to read my poem Toquyen.
  1. Date: 12/9/2012 7:36:00 AM

    This has brought a smile to my face on a particularly low day. That is the magic of poetry. Thanks, Jon. All the best!

    Cavanaugh Avatar Jon A Cavanaugh Date: 12/9/2012 7:42:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you Eileen