JOE POEWHIT

A Moth Wonder

I sit in a supreme bliss.The world spins around in it's full
perfection. My mortal eyes fall upon a moth. There fluttering
before the presence of my mortal eyes. Captured nd
floating upon a fluttering air. It seems to have but little care.
Only to flutter upon the open air. What now, I see a tiny
look of beware.

Looking at me while it orbits my head. Maybe wondering if
I am really dead. A wave of the hand, to keep it still.. An
air-wave, seems to give it a thrill. Onward the moth flutters
away. Only to hide for another day. I'll sit and wonder why?
Only a moth or something, more sly.

2004

Poem Submitted: Thursday, October 30, 2008
Poem Edited: Tuesday, July 19, 2011

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  • Hannington Mumo (10/26/2015 4:01:00 AM)

    Well-written, Joe. Keep writing...

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  • Spiritual Seeker (7/18/2011 9:55:00 PM)

    My first encounter...A moth wonder, ...so captivating...looking forwards to read more..! Thanks

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  • Denise Bekker ~* The Sound *~ (6/29/2010 1:42:00 PM)

    Captivating read, full of imagination. Loved it! ; D

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  • Sreekala Sukumaran (6/21/2010 1:01:00 AM)

    Great poem with good imagery enjoyed reading it....

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  • Mehta Hasmukh AmathalalMehta Hasmukh Amathalal (6/12/2010 5:39:00 AM)

    Looking at me while it orbits my head. Maybe wondering if
    I am really dead.... lot of things for hidden message.. really nice one o understand and capture imagination.. I enjoyed it full....10

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  • Ken E Hall (3/5/2010 8:54:00 PM)

    A page from a tick of time...ready to crystalize alas no branches in your hair,
    images galore nice,
    regards

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  • Nimal Dunuhinga (12/11/2009 1:50:00 PM)

    Moths are great as your poem Joe!
    And many thanks indeed for your lovely comment.

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  • Rm. Shanmugam ChettiarRm. Shanmugam Chettiar (11/25/2009 8:37:00 AM)

    Onward the moth flutters
    away. Only to hide for another day.
    how nice.10 marks. shan

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  • Sally Plumb Plumb (10/7/2009 3:15:00 PM)

    I'm frightened of moths.

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  • Emancipation Planz (9/25/2009 8:22:00 PM)

    Hey Poewhit.... tis a HYMeNoptera metamorph that you sing here.... that takes a moth of wonder, to the mother of all wonders... entomololgy bite me! ! !

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  • Ruth Walters (9/4/2009 9:35:00 AM)

    ahh the moth, they don't live too long and are such fragile creatures but if I see one on my clothes or carpet they're dead meat heh heh..... I loved your ode to the moth and will study them with new eyes now....

    Ruthy

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  • Samanyan Lakshminarayanan (6/25/2009 9:59:00 AM)

    THE MOTH PERHAPS UNDERSTANDS A LOT FROM OUR HAND WAVE

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  • Shashendra Amalshan (5/30/2009 12:30:00 AM)

    yeah great imagery indeed...liked it very much..nice one 10++

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  • Cindy Kreiner SeraCindy Kreiner Sera (5/8/2009 8:27:00 AM)

    Gentle imagery of the fragile moth - to be admired for its tenacity against the odds...a wonderful tribute

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  • Raj ArumugamRaj Arumugam (5/5/2009 2:40:00 AM)

    a tender moment with one of the creatures that share our planet with us...

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  • Mario Rios Pinot (5/1/2009 4:09:00 PM)

    Joe, I like the A Moth Wonder. I think if you rewrite it and make it leaner it will be even more striking. Thank you.

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  • Sandra MartyresSandra Martyres (5/1/2009 2:35:00 PM)

    Superb use of metaphors and imagery in this poem Joe....great write 10+ from me

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  • Dr Hitesh Sheth (4/27/2009 12:52:00 AM)

    I sit in a supreme bliss.The world spins around in it's full
    perfection.............when u are in bliss, indeed world spins around you in perfection........Good Write.........

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  • Moushumi moushumi (4/8/2009 10:23:00 AM)

    A wave of the hand, to keep it still.. Does it really! ...
    nice metaphor..excellent
    read mine 'TO A HAIRY MOTH'

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  • Keith Foley (2/10/2009 3:04:00 PM)

    Cute, fun and a bit dreamy. I liked it.

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