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Best Firefly Poems

Below are the all-time best Firefly poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of firefly poems written by PoetrySoup members


Premium Member To a Firefly
You flit around the marshes and in places warm and wet.
as a beetle you’re about as bright as any bug can get!

You have a tiny...

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Categories: firefly, insect,
Form: Couplet



Premium Member A Small Bouquet Of My Word Groupings

you were an infant
i would sing a song i created for you

'there's a baby in my arms
there's a baby in the mirror
but honey 
there's not...

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Categories: firefly, appreciation, celebration, childhood, daughter,
Form: Free verse
This Gypsy Soul
This gypsy soul is on the road
It leaves castles far behind
It abandons ghostly mist
which sabotages the caravan of life
It passes along the mountainside
 by golden...

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Categories: firefly, absence, passion,
Form: Free verse
This Gypsy Soul
 This gypsy soul is on the road

It leaves castles far behind

It abandons ghostly mist

which sabotages the caravan of life

It passes along the mountainside

by golden...

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Categories: firefly, adventure, joy, love,
Form: Free verse
A Mother's Envy and Pride
Lapis lazuli mines with wide blue eyes
bringing to mind precious stones and
caramel scones; innocent and wise -
Wondering, yet without surprise.

Staring down the universe, a challenge
in...

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© KP Nunez  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: firefly, art, child, love, metaphor,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member A long, long time ago on a cold winter's night

A long, long time ago on a cold winter's night

A long, long time ago on a cold winter’s night
Two hearts were broken the crest of...

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Categories: firefly, fantasy, friendship,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Color Of My Heart


Sketch the sunset leaving today behind
sinking in the footsteps of yesterday.
And feel the ripple of all life combined
empty your thoughts, take all but love away.

Emblazon...

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Categories: firefly, 12th grade, beautiful, character,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Fantasy World
Was it real or in a dream
Wizards and kings, chocolate ice cream
Dinosaurs roamed from early morn
Flying zebras and a unicorn
Dancing in the sky from star...

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Categories: firefly, fantasy, imagination, cat, earth,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Eclectic Wonders in Seasonal Flowers --- A Collab
Words in italic by Angeline Lim
Words in regular font by Timothy Hicks



Hydrangea blues
blooming in seven colors
versatile at heart
 
Storm clouds in a tantrum and yet
the...

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Categories: firefly, appreciation, beauty, flower, image,
Form: Rengay
Premium Member Burning Passion
Touching fingers off 
deep fire melting tips 
sweetly burning brushes 
inside warmly walls 
Within four chambers 
echoes whispering silently 
softly desires warm when skipping a...

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Categories: firefly, beautiful, beauty, emotions, love,
Form: Free verse
Simplicity's Gifts
Cockle shell candles and firefly lights
padding the path to the woods
Grass crunched and scattered in weeds and in patterns
of the way every garden should look
Cobblestone...

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Categories: firefly, happiness, imagination, life, mystery,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Can I Crack Open A Walnut - For You
Like a lost firefly my mind strays 
Concealed like a ripe walnut
My heart is shelled by enclosure 

Waiting to be cracked open... 
To be served...

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Categories: firefly, love,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Moments
Moments that are recreated
 are moments of counterfeit.
They will never live up
 to the original's intent.

Trying to relive a moment
 is a waste of time.
Moments...

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Categories: firefly, memory,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Summer's Wish

One night a-twinkling in the sky,
I spied a clever firefly
Who glowed the same faint silver-gray
As stars a million miles away.

*****

Although most stars remain afar
I reached...

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Categories: firefly, kids, fun, insect, night,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member A Stranger After Dark
I was sitting on the back porch ‘bout an hour after dark
When I couldn’t help but notice a tiny pulsing spark.
I thought it was a...

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© John Posey  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: firefly, christian, christmas, faith, god,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Rough Roads To Roam
The flames of the furnace (well-travelled by wind
slowly glazing the rags of gray women chagrined
at the sight of a hair fleeing tresses now thinned) 
sometimes...

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Categories: firefly, culture, earth, humanity, planet,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member PLEASURES OF HER SWAY



As chandeliers drip ‘round the hall
Bouquets' scent wafts through night’s affair.
In gown of lace she sways with flair
Until her man bows ,to enthrall
A glide of...

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Categories: firefly, dance, romance,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member REINCARNATION THINKING
REINCARNATION THINKING?

Life is like a coloring book
with few or many pages
filled with complex 
outlined images.

We are given a box of crayons
and are asked to color...

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Categories: firefly, creation, death, feelings, life,
Form: Prose Poetry
Premium Member Conglomerate Heart
Isn't the Heart like a snowflake
beating so very cold at times
as to freeze an angel's wings
in goblets of devilish wine

Isn't the Heart like a monkey
swinging...

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Categories: firefly, heart,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Glow worm
Velcro ripped and soda fizz
Velvet crushed Moroccan night
Nocturnal buterflies those flickering fireflies
Our winking spies like circling satelites
Coming together , we fissures of light
Delicious refrain ...

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Categories: firefly, break up, divorce,
Form: Italian Sonnet
Palette In The Sky
Soft, pastel-pink, aqua, sepia
Turning sharp, gold, striking
The sky is a willing canvas
Waiting to be kissed
By the palette of colours
Multi-shaded layers dapple the heavens
The pace of...

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Categories: firefly, nature
Form: Free verse
Chasing Butterflies
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Trying to catch a butterfly

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Is like trying to catch a dream

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A dream, with colourful wings

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Watching it fly, flying away

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Like time as a firefly

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Trying to catch...

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Categories: firefly, faith, love, passion
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member An Iowan's Heart
The sweet green hills of Iowa were once my home
Till I moved west where buffalo once used to roam.

I now live in a valley, mountains...

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Categories: firefly, places,
Form: Couplet
CENSORSHIP

CENSORSHIP

There is a language I spoke and I knew.  
It fluently told it's stories in dance.  
Graceful chaînes that turned our spirits out...

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© Edlynn Nau  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: firefly, angst, art, music, poetry,
Form: Free verse
Electricity
You could feel it couldn't you
son who has left the room
mother electricity
the 1,000 bolts
10,000 volts
(not even 27 years could cure)

I give myself over
I fall
and I...

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© Meghan G  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: firefly, love, day, me,
Form: Free verse