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Lightning Bug Poems - Poems about Lightning Bug

Lightning Bug Poems - Examples of all types of poems about lightning bug to share and read. This list of new poems is composed of the works of modern poets of PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, and famous examples for lightning bug.
Premium Member Firefly
...Fly, little lightning bug Flurry in marsh and field Flash your flame at twilight Flirt in the dark of night Find yourself a new mate Fascinating glowworm Flourish in great numbers......Read More
Categories: lightning bug, beauty, insect,
Form: Pleiades



Premium Member Lightning Bug Messengers
...I have not seen a lightning bug since I was a child maybe they do not live in Kansas? I grew up in Iowa July nights there were full of glittering flashing lightning bugs I wish I could see one ag......Read More
Categories: lightning bug, child, mother daughter,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member I'd Like a Little Summer
...I'd like a little summer Oh, but not too much, A little kiss of sunshine No more than a touch With cool rain to follow Night breezes that blow, With thunder in the distance And lightning......Read More
Categories: lightning bug, appreciation, august, july, june,
Form: Rhyme
I Chose Not To Be a Falling Star
...I sat on the back porch, watching a falling star feeling like a lightning bug, caged within a jar, wishing with a heavy heart that I could fly away. I needed to open the door. Should I go or stay?......Read More
Categories: lightning bug, conflict,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Waiting For My Deceased Loved One
...The sky was pink, just as my dream giant had predicted last year. I sat and stared at my lavender fields, feeling quite clear. The prophecy stated that I would hear from my recently dead. I took a......Read More
Categories: lightning bug, women,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member Whispers In the Air So Troubling Shadows That I Hear-
...In the darkness of the night the light evades me Don't yet humble and it's flight the lightning bug winks at me Do the flashings of the night the sun dissipates it covers itself with W......Read More
Categories: lightning bug, absence, analogy, anxiety, dark,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Catching Fireflies
...That magical moment each summer when the first fireflies appeared, blinking me, winking me out of the house. Jar in hand, stealthily advancing, trapping one and then another. Illuminated glass......Read More
Categories: lightning bug, conflict, environment, nature, summer,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Gotcha
...Lightning in a bottle That is my little firefly I gotcha right out of The summer night sky Gently captured now In an old glass canning jar You twinkle, twinkle, twinkle Just like a li......Read More
Categories: lightning bug, children, insect, nature, night,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member It Will Be a Humdinger
...My last poem will be a humdinger, will include a hummingbird in a ruby throated cowl sipping satisfyingly in Caren’s Krutsinger’s faerie garden - we’ll be sipping tea or something stronger. ......Read More
Categories: lightning bug, poetry, writing,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Hummingbird Flies As Lightning Bug Shines
...early aurora a special hummingbird flies by lightning bug ~ next break of the day hummingbird lights eat nectar as lightning bug shines 7/4/20 WRITTEN WORDS BY James Edward Lee Sr. 2020......Read More
Categories: lightning bug, adventure, analogy, environment, insect,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member As June's Sun Sets
...In the middle of June when the fireflies swoon, And the warmth of the sun lingers on, The dusk pantomimes Mister Moon as he climbs, And the long light of heave......Read More
Categories: lightning bug, appreciation, beauty, childhood, insect,
Form: Rhyme
Lightning Bugs Taste Nasty
...I used to love the smell of lightning bugs when we’d catch a bunch and put them in a mason jar trying to make a lantern. Tonight I saw a few lighting up here and there and caught one. I cupped the ti......Read More
Categories: lightning bug, animal, cheer up, funny,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Escaping From the Cold
...the screen projection movie theater dark — glow of lightning bug 11/21/2018......Read More
Categories: lightning bug, insect, weather,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member Firefly Tango
...Firefly tango, lighting up the meadow Whizzes, whirls, flits, and furls, The little varmints buzz around, Unaware we are watching their every move. We older folks are no longer chasing them or......Read More
Categories: lightning bug, nostalgia,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Forsooth, What's Truth
...I'd guess some of you'd say I invent truth each day, That's not true, though I would post my answers. If I've choice why be vain? When I share joy and pain, I do dream I might null common cancers.......Read More
Categories: lightning bug, life,
Form: Rhyme

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