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(March 26, 1874 – January 29, 1963 / San Francisco)

Fireflies in the Garden

Here come real stars to fill the upper skies,
And here on earth come emulating flies,
That though they never equal stars in size,
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  • * Sunprincess * (10/26/2012 7:04:00 PM)

    wow very picturesque and would make a very nice painting..fabulous!

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  • Andrew Hoellering (5/28/2009 9:23:00 AM)

    The thought of fireflies trying to emulate 'real stars' is as way out as it is wonderful, but Frost follows their initial glow of success with a last line that is both true and unexpected and makes the poem, which combines complete simplicity with total technical mastery.

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