General Poetry posted July 19, 2022


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Fireflies in a Rural Setting

In The Life of Fireflies

by Sandra Nelms-Ludwig


Fireflies

b
   a
t
   ter

against the confines

of a mason jar

craving flight

and liberating

h

        e

               i

                     g

                              h

                                       t.

Free them.

As the embers

of your youth

flicker before the moonlit night,

so must theirs.



"The Life of a............" writing prompt entry
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Create a poem of any length and style, entitled "The Life of a.......". You fill in the blank with any subject. Of course you may use "The Life of an.....", according to your needs. You may use more than one word to fill the blank. Write about an interest , or concern...


One of my few favorite memories growing up as a child in rural Virginia was capturing fireflies in a mason jar to use as a nightlight.
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