Moths to flame

A union
once brilliant with potential
now dull with wear.
We huddle in its fading light.
We’ll follow the glow
even on to our demise,
moths to flame,
hypnotized by the promise
of joy or doom.
We make no effort to divert
a path so tempting
and journey swiftly onward
to our revival
or our end.



For Three Word Wednesday (
demise, effort, revival


8 thoughts on “Moths to flame

  1. it’s natural to want to go somewhere new and exciting but as human we caution too much but as a animal, it’s a different story, great, provoking piece

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