S. R. Lavin

Rookie (4/2/45 / Springfield, Massachusetts)

In The Field Were Fireflies - Poem by S. R. Lavin

In the field were fireflies, the meadow
sparkling in the darkness
like a Van Gogh painting (Starry Night)
where the desires of my heart
are transported into the heavens
and sent directly to you…

a flickering moment
in Nature, when
these momentary creatures
crystallize before me

what’s in me is
that for us
time might be eternal
and in it we might become like a diamond
from a lump of coal
having withstood untold pressure

and looking into each other’s eyes
would see
a clarified beauty
provoking awe
and recognize
that we are precious.

It’s all swirling
around me
and in me…

I hear your voice.
I see you in the twinkle of the mist.

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Comments about In The Field Were Fireflies by S. R. Lavin

  • (12/13/2005 8:37:00 AM)

    you fold Nature
    into a love poem so well
    a richness here
    and honesty also
    and the words sparkle
    a fine poem
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Poem Submitted: Monday, December 12, 2005

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