The last firefly,

cupped gently,

before night takes hold.

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About genemyers

Gene Myers is a New Jersey poet, music journalist and columnist who learned to walk twice. His weekly column is called The Joy of Life. He was awarded first place in Arts and Entertainment Writing by The New Jersey Press Association.
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6 Responses to

  1. Don says:

    Fireflies keep shining well after night has taken hold. If you mean something different, you need to think about your commas.

  2. genemyers says:

    It’s just the last firefly before the little girl goes to bed!

  3. Franci Louann says:

    ask every word…

    last firefly
    cupped gently –
    night takes hold

    ???

  4. George Hawkins says:

    Hi Gene,
    I wonder about something like:

    turning in –
    her last firefly
    cupped gently

    or

    porch light –
    her last firefly
    cupped gently

    I couldn’t seem to find the right L1, but just wanted to show you this form.

    Geo

  5. donna says:

    awesome

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