Tea Light Candle

by Ben von Jagow

The flame dances,
beckons like a siren.
Come tomorrow,
the moth’s final motive
can be found
fossilized in the wax.


Ben von Jagow is a writer and poet from Ottawa, Canada currently living in Denmark. His work has appeared in such literary journals as The Mindful Word, Maudlin House, and The Literary Review of Canada. For more of Ben’s work visit benvj.com or follow him on Instagram: @aquacondor.

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