Treasure Island

Artchil Daug


The Quest Of A Firefly One Summer Evening


The trees are calm this very happy night,
no wind to strain, no leaves are shivering…

Darkness shrouds every object with a slight,
Yet a movement amidst the quivering;

A firefly dances over the treetops—
little speck of a tap over the trees,

Moving the peaceful leaves with little hops…
Such firefly is not lonely like the seas;

The night air brought about a special slob,
hopping along the stillness of nature

to chase the little one like a freshly dub;
but whose light began to be in demure

The scent of love seeks those who are blinded,
and not all fireflies like to be chided.

Submitted: Sunday, August 19, 2012
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