David Whalen

Gold Star - 8,200 Points (Covington Kentucky)

Mayflies And One Nighters - Poem by David Whalen

Mayflies in
the cool Spring night
Rise from rivers to catch the light

On wings diaphanous,
slim and slight
Dance in moonlight, cool and bright

By the millions…no, billions!
In the skies above
Orgies of rampant mating run rife

For they must, with speed…
With their love do the deed
For they only enjoy one night of life

so it helps to be..both fast and plucky
for they only have...
one night to get lucky

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, June 1, 2011

Poem Edited: Thursday, June 2, 2011

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