Paul Gerard Reed


Firefly Hedge


Come and join me outside in the dark
When all that is left of the sun is a spark
And moonbeams from the night sky have fledged
And bright lights dance amongst the hedge

Come and join me in Tuscan twilight
Before we curl up in bed for the night
Come and look through my excited eyes
At the fireflies under Italian skies

Feel with me the coolness of the evening
That has left the sun's heat a-grieving
Come outside and let my wonder explain
Hold my hand and be young again

Submitted: Tuesday, January 07, 2014
Edited: Tuesday, January 07, 2014

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