Saturday, 29 June 2013

Haiku: Firefly

Firefly On The Screen Door






The darkness abounds
Engulfing the surroundings
A speck of yellow

A speck of yellow
Fluttering unrelenting 
A bottled firefly

A bottled firefly
Solace to the multitude
Yet yearns for freedom.

Written for Haiku heights. Prompt: firefly.

7 comments:

  1. I love this! I remember back a few tears ago we used to capture them and this summer we just watched them dance in a nearby field (-:

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  2. Awesome insects but awww!! I don't like to see them bottled!!

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  3. Fireflies are so beautiful in the summer sky...sad when they are confined to a jar

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  4. This is a perfect description of fireflies! They just scream summertime to me :)

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  5. What a poignant Haiku!! very moving.

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  6. I've never seen a firefly but I've noticed they make great material for pretty writing.

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