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Fire-Caught

Langston Hughes

The gold moth did not love him
So, gorgeous, she flew away.
But the gray moth circled the flame
       Until the break of day.
And then, with wings like a dead desire,
She fell, fire-caught, into the flame.


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Added: 2 Apr 2003 | Last Read: 12 Dec 2018 6:30 AM | Viewed: 13150 times

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