The moth




moth clamours for light
yet from the heat, she suffers

her heart soars high
while her wings flutter

and thus the moth  slowly dies 
in pursuit of happiness.

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13 comments:

  1. yes- sometimes the pursuit of happiness ends this way- nicely done!

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  2. Oh this poem makes such a profound statement. We are much like moths:)

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  3. one of the dangers of the quest for happiness is that what we want might just kill us, for sure....

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  4. So sad...sometimes our flight takes us to the wrong place...lovely piece

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  5. That's a beautifully concise and elegant piece of writing.

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  6. Ninot Ma'am,
    Dying in pursuit of happiness is a real sacrifice. Nicely!

    Hank

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  7. The unbearable lightness of being.....Gaday Nino

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  8. Such vivid images linger in my mind, lovely writing.

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  9. Better than to die without seeking happiness at all...

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