Bailey Stevenson


Bailey Stevenson Poems

1. The Firefly 12/4/2006

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The Firefly

Make haste, foolish one, for the darkenss is nigh,
And with it comes the dreary sky,
Which confuses your father's faulty eyes,
The day you caught a firefly.

Your mother bakes an apple potpie,
And in your greediness you smell it nearby,
You steal the pie in late July,
The day you caught a firefly.

You flee with the skill of the fastest horsefly,
And on your way you pass the old magpie,
She greets you with a ragged 'Aye.'
The day you caught a firefly.

The boy in you stifles a reply,
And stares cowardly at the magpie's fisheye,
You ...

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