night lights (20161023)

will o’ the wisps
glowing in rain
accelerate toward me
like headlights
or those tiny ufos
in close encounters

i will
become less
suddenly insubstantial
riding the back of
a firefly
chasing raindrops

i wish hummingbirds
glowed
in the dark

7 thoughts on “night lights (20161023)

  1. There always seems to be a competition to sit in the shade when it’s sunny and to find light when it’s dark. We’re a restless race; full of contradictions and wants. Those are the things that dawned on me when I read your captivating words.

    ~PR

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