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Firefly Fascination
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Dan Batson


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A kitten locked
In a gaze.
She holds up
One tiny white
Paw
As if to hold
Still
The light.



© by Dan Batson.
Used with the author's permission.



Dan Batson is a United Methodist pastor who lives in Marietta, South Carolina with his wife, Rene’, and their cat, Ansie Gray. Author of a memoir, Morning, he is currently working on a collection of true stories he has used in sermons for the past thirty-six years. Dan enjoys spending time with his grandchildren and family. He has recently rediscovered his love of gardening and enjoys taking long walks in the mountains near his home.

 


Post New Comment:
Lori Levy:
Captures the kittens fascination with the firefly perfectly.
Posted 06/22/2022 10:23 AM
KevinArnold:
Fun, a snapshot.
Posted 06/22/2022 09:37 AM
paradea:
How sweet!!
Posted 06/22/2022 08:41 AM
Michael:
So briefly visual, like kittens and fireflies! Thank you, Dan.
Posted 06/22/2022 08:21 AM
Joan Luther:
Innocence. Very sweet poem
Posted 06/22/2022 08:08 AM
Angela:
such tenderness in this image
Posted 06/22/2022 07:56 AM
Rob:
A lovely image!
Posted 06/22/2022 05:42 AM


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