Moth Harris

Rookie - 20 Points (Oct 1st 1990 / Detriot)

Ash Misguided - Poem by Moth Harris

Wrapped in black
Old, dirty, dusty, damaged
Held inside is something beautiful
A cold vacant stare
Breaks passed the overnight smell
and old particles of hair
Something beautiful is in the shell
Wrapped in an old dirty jacket
I see you when the sun peers over trees
but we can’t see it here

Comments about Ash Misguided by Moth Harris

  • (1/24/2008 10:25:00 PM)

    Well-written, can we see the beauty when its covered by less appealing outer garments?

    Thank you for posting,

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  • (6/26/2007 9:39:00 PM)

    Symbolic in every way is this piece of yours. What an excellent piece to read. (Report) Reply

  • (6/17/2007 10:26:00 PM)

    Indeed - a multisensory journey...a mystery...the imagery...
    I liked this on a first read - great stuff, Moth!
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  • (6/9/2007 11:45:00 AM)

    all the way down to smell on this one, you've hit every sense. The imagery is raw and vivid, and there's something else going on i can't quite place.
    Great stuff!
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  • (6/9/2007 9:43:00 AM)

    There is some symbolism in this one, and it went with the flow. NICELY DONE! ! ! (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, June 8, 2007

Poem Edited: Wednesday, March 9, 2011

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