Treasure Island

Juan Olivarez

(september 12 / nyssa oregon)

Crickets Chirp


Crickets chirp, and fireflies glow,
Fairies flying to and fro.
Bats haphazardly swerve and swoop,
Crazy pilot loop de loop.

Purple sunset in the sky,
Birds chirping in trees up high.
Full moon rising in the east,
While the bats enjoy their insect feast

Singing frogs and toads appear,
Fine baritones, for all to hear.
A festive riot at the end of day,
All night life comes out to play.

3/25/13 Alton Texas.

Submitted: Thursday, March 28, 2013

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  • Smoky Hoss (4/2/2013 1:17:00 PM)

    The wonder and awe of life, best seen in nature. Superb nature poem Juan. Reminds me of my many trips to Carlsbad Caverns... (Report) Reply

  • Hans Vr (3/29/2013 7:42:00 AM)

    The sounds and colours of the evening and early night move the poet's heart.
    A pleasure to read (Report) Reply

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