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#185567 - 10/07/07 09:22 PM Moths
MemoryVault Offline

Registered: 03/01/07
Posts: 693
Loc: NJ
You post your story on the board
A pinned moth, still moving
You read it once and it twitches its last
Then goes still, cold, a fact of history
Another specimen in the display case
Only yours by chance and memory
Others have brighter colors
Or in life must have flown like nightmares
Wrecked cities in their day
Yours just sits impaled and dead
You move on, head filled with mothballs
And the holes keep showing up in your clothes

#185568 - 10/07/07 09:31 PM Re: Moths [Re: MemoryVault]
MarkK Offline

Registered: 04/02/07
Posts: 2652
Loc: Denver, CO
This is one of the best things I have read in a long time.
Straight from my heart and my mind.

Thank you for opening yourself and so accurately painting that picture.


#185570 - 10/07/07 09:48 PM Re: Moths *DELETED* [Re: MarkK]
ttoon Offline

Registered: 06/19/07
Posts: 977
Post deleted by ttoon

checkin out for a few weeks... whistle

#185837 - 10/09/07 09:51 AM Re: Moths [Re: ttoon]
roadrunner Offline
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Registered: 05/02/05
Posts: 22045
Loc: Carlisle, PA

That one really hit me. I was so NOT prepared for the ending. Thanks for sharing this.

Much love,

Nobody living can ever stop me
As I go walking my freedom highway.
Nobody living can make me turn back:
This land was made for you and me.
(Woody Guthrie)


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