23 comments on “Captured

  1. Mon says:

    Awww,,,,,,,,nicely done 🙂

  2. jazzytower says:

    I remember doing that as a kid, poor fireflies.

  3. janicead says:

    Love the thought of the lantern!

  4. until morning. Rekindles happy memories!

  5. Takes me back to my childhood days… beautiful haiku Mark.

  6. Rall says:

    Not my experience, but nevertheless lovely !

  7. Lovely imagery. 🙂

  8. That is one kind of lantern… wonderful

  9. meriak says:

    I’m not a little boy, but jars of fireflies were next to my bed on summer evenings in rural Indiana. Nicely captured!

  10. judie says:

    Imagine the light of a hundred fireflies, magnified by the glass of the jar. Interesting!

  11. Gillena Cox says:

    i can very well imagine the boy’s delight at his capture
    lovely haiku

    much love…

  12. Lea says:

    That glow… is seen all the way over here.

  13. gemma says:

    A little boys face is lit up by the glow of his living lantern.

  14. Cathy Tenzo says:

    Lovely, I can see it.

  15. Bastet says:

    Lovely memories – I used to love to capture fireflies as a girl!

    a tomb for fireflies
    quickly passing in the night
    a moment’s brilliance

  16. artmusedog says:

    Playful and elegant haiku ~ lovely!

    Happy Weekend to you,
    artmusedog and carol

  17. Nonnie says:

    thank you for sparking that warm memory!

  18. Annie says:

    Childhood, when pleasures were simple and enchanting.

  19. What a happy image, the light shining on the child’s smiling face.

  20. rebecca says:

    perfection! the simple treasures of childhood.

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