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The Little Brown Moth and Me

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The Little Brown Moth and Me

wings beating frantically
against the shower window,
wasting an entire existence
denied by an invisible wall



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  1. Date: 3/20/2013 10:58:00 AM

    very awesome write my friend Tim, you make me smile after reading your poem before I sleep today. Congratulations on your win.. Hugs, Maria :)

  1. Date: 3/20/2013 7:55:00 AM

    Congratulations on your win Tim....Donna

  1. Date: 3/19/2013 10:22:00 AM

    Don't we do that ourselves, love the metaphor Tim. Congrats

  1. Date: 3/19/2013 8:56:00 AM

    Nothing worse than a moth with wet wings!! Unless it's a fly in your soup!

  1. Date: 3/19/2013 7:21:00 AM

    awww sorry moth ...splatttt... Seren

  1. Date: 3/18/2013 6:44:00 PM

    Hi Tim Congratulations :-) with your nice and wonderful winning free verse poem~ Always & Forever* PD

  1. Date: 3/12/2013 10:39:00 AM

    Wow Tim this was cool! I could really sympathize with that poor moths struggle and the very vivid description in the first four lines. Living so short a life only to be denied by an invisible wall... there is definitely something to be learned from that even in real human life!

  1. Date: 2/26/2013 7:56:00 AM

    very nice

  1. Date: 2/26/2013 7:04:00 AM

    Interesting write... Poor little guy... But he's better off to not get there.

  1. Date: 2/23/2013 1:24:00 PM

    .... not unknown Tim, really written in a nice way - Wishing you a wonderful weekend. -oxox / / Anne-Lise :)

  1. Date: 2/23/2013 6:12:00 AM

    nice one! love the end of the first verse especially...

  1. Date: 2/22/2013 6:36:00 PM

    This is how I feel sometimes...very complex....