The Moth

March 16, 2012
By Marissah BRONZE, Pleasant Grove, Utah
Marissah BRONZE, Pleasant Grove, Utah
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Favorite Quote:
Nobody is perfect. I am nobody. Therefore, I am perfect.
-Groucho Marx


The Moth flutters awkwardly around...
Lusting over its
Expensive
Prize to win.
Though it's hard not to stare at,
Hard not to want,
To need,
It calms itself,
Slowing down.
It takes its time,
As if each second was a lifetime.
It leisurely flutters over
To what it wants most of all:
A great ball of burning light,
Too pure for eyes to comprehend.
Though burning its compound eyes,
It still lazily drifts
Toward the light-
As if relying on instinct
And pure determination alone.
Moments before its last
Burning act,
The moth's final thought:
If someone were to die
For what they wanted,
Would the need it, not want it?
The heat is energizing.
The moth enjoys and savors
The last milliseconds of life.
Does it feel sadness
Because it is over,
Or happiness,
Because it happened?


The author's comments:
Ha! I just wrote this for English.
Pretty deep, isn't it?

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on May. 10 2012 at 10:01 pm
Marissah BRONZE, Pleasant Grove, Utah
4 articles 0 photos 4 comments

Favorite Quote:
Nobody is perfect. I am nobody. Therefore, I am perfect.
-Groucho Marx

isn't it interesting seeing the quiet side of people?

i really liked reading yours-it really helps me as a friend to understand you better!

(that might sound sappy, but it's true!)


on May. 10 2012 at 8:34 pm
Floyd7888 SILVER, Pleasant Grove, Utah
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I loved it!!! You're awesome Marissah! 


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