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Alex Berry - Blog 4: Fireflies

Alex Berry - Blog 4: Fireflies

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The universe is a child

with small and playful hands

pulling on the strings of fireflies

curious in their glow

 

Bouncing and reverberating - they spring in every direction

connected with the elasticity of a rubber band

stretched apart, and whipped together

they collide

 

A burst of light

Combustion, a million tiny stars

dancing in every direction

pulled apart and back again

with no control of their own

 

The universe is a child

sending spirals in the night

around the world and back again

they spin with electric light

 

Fireflies as puppets

lighting shaded corners

those ought to be left dark