like a moth to a flame
in the darkness
of a power cut

hovering around
the candle ring
carefully dodging,

but at times
almost dipping
into the yellow, clumsily

I keep coming back
even if I don't want to
I wish I could leave

you
I wish I could leave
but I'm here

because I forgive
so easily
every time

the heat
lightly burns
the edge of a wing

wait! the power's back
the flicker dies
in a whoosh

I'm free.

4 comments:

  1. Very simple, yet so deep and meaningful. Different people will have different interpretations.

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  2. This is so beautifully crafted! Loved reading this.

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  3. Does she stay because she forgives orbecause she forgets, gets seduced over and over again?

    to freedom!

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