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Light Like Hope

Light like hope
Keeps me warm
As I dwell
In my home--

But a shade
Rises and falls
Like a swarm
Of bees and spreads--

Dark and buzzing
With life
Of its own--

This poisonous swarm--
like parasitic worm--
eats warmth.
Hope's finished.

© M. Jay Dixit, September heart-to-hearts, 2022 All Rights Reserved

posted over at dverse


Pen us a poem of precisely 44 words (not counting the title), including some form of the word warm.

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Take care.

~Jay ❤

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