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by L. G. Figgins

Thursday, January 20, 2005
Rated "G" by the Author.
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Moths drunk on the glow
of incandescent porch light
butt heads against the inevitable

Kamikazes, they once went down in flame-
candle, kerosene or gaslight-
then died, dignity preserved

Traditionalists who know their place
in the universal scheme of things,
they maintain the illusion at all cost

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Reviewed by A Serviceable Villain 3/22/2005

An exemplary write of the highest order ... something very unique about this vivid penned gem - excellent!!

Best to you,

Reviewed by jude forese 1/20/2005
sometimes it pays to remain in the dark ...
Reviewed by Sue Hess 1/20/2005
sometimes i feel like one of those moths, with the exception of the intact dignity
Reviewed by C. McGovern-Bowen 1/20/2005
to die with dignity intact is much to hope for!
love the twist in this one, Linda.
well done.
Reviewed by Judy Lloyd (Reader) 1/20/2005
I like this one and I like moths as much as I do butterflies.
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