"We don't stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing." ~George Bernard Shaw

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Sunday, September 22, 2013

Magpie Tales September 22, 2013 Fatal Attraction

The Moth and the Lamp by Cesar Santos


Danger! Fly too near
Beguiling warmth will pull you 
Into fatal bliss
~~~~~
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17 comments:

Sandee said...

Nicely done as always.

Have a terrific day Kathe. Big hugs from chilly central California. :)

Laurie Kolp said...

Fatal bliss... wow.

Kim Adams Morgan said...

Love the warning about the fatal bliss. Wonderful.

Truedessa said...

fatal bliss sounds dangerous to me..

Rene Foran said...

don't get burned

Jinksy said...

Not only fingers get burned...

Leovi said...

Yes, the lamps exert a fatal seduction of moths!

Stephen Hayes said...

I love the " fatal bliss" line.

messymimi said...

Love can burn, that is certain.

Optimistic Existentialist said...

Alas, the moth is always attracted to that fatal bliss. Haven't seen you around in forever. I hope all is well :)

Lyn said...

Fair warning..just can't stop! Love this one!!

Karen S. said...

Best heed this warning, quickly! Yikes!

Jerry E Beuterbaugh said...

Too late. Sigh.

jabblog said...

I like 'fatal bliss' - spooky.

gautami tripathy said...

Wonderful piece!! Keep writing....

crystal ball

~T~ said...

Beware, poor little moth!

Katherine said...

The light to some is life and to others its fatal. Well written!