Food for Moths by David Groulx

Years ago I dreamed about you
years ago
I let the earth fall from the sky
years ago
now all that is left
is this toxic haze
between you and I
no light shines through

I was never afraid of drowning
My dear
I was never afraid
of what drags the moth to the
light

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“Sunrise” image by Flickr user flowcomm

me017David Groulx was raised in Northern Ontario. He is proud of his Aboriginal roots – Ojibwe Indian and French Canadian. His 7th book of poetry, The Wabigoon River Poems, is coming out in 2015. David’s poetry has appeared in over a 160 publications in 16 countries. He lives in Ottawa, Canada.