Wednesday, December 21, 2005

a fly

I recall the cries,
of a fly caught in a lamp.
He has flown in, and now-
unable to escape, battles the glow
which had attracted him.
I think,
"If I turn off the light I can spare his life."
Furious! He buzzes and flaps,
and asks me to save him.
To save him, a fly.


Anonymous Anonymous said...

Did you let the fly live?

11:20 AM  
Blogger Douglas Cress said...

a question for the ages...

11:20 AM  

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