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Wednesday, July 11, 2012

55/365 fireflies

As a child, I would catch fireflies
and watch them glow, on an off.

A bug not to be afraid of.

Their glow was like yellow lantern light
spreading out in a circle.

They hovered around, twinkling above
our heads,
and before out eyes.
Like stars that had fallen
from heaven.

1 comment:

  1. I love this post! I used to catch them and let them go in my room, and then open the door to let them outside again. I had a door into my room from our back porch when I was young. :)

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