poems / Poetry

Where the Fireflies Go

The sunflowers are

loosing some of their luster

serving as a reminder

that summer is not forever

like it seemed once

when long ago

and far away

the lightening bugs

like tiny marvels

bursts of brightness

flew under

a starry night

and the stars,

you could see them

but there was still

mystery in that night air

a darkened solace

after a hot day

of riding a bicycle

down that winding driveway

under the canopy of

tree-lined

and southern-style homey

remnant of

Georgia people

that little place

surrounded by

the blackberry orchard

fields of peas

and watermelon

maybe the best place

for summer

now I wonder

where the lightening bugs flew

and why the stars are dimmer

dog-647528_640

Advertisements

5 thoughts on “Where the Fireflies Go

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s