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Charles Ghigna - Father Goose®

the author of more than 100 award-winning books from Random House, Disney, Hyperion, Time Inc.,

Scholastic, Simon & Schuser, Capstone, Boyds Mills, Abrams, Orca, Charlesbridge and other publishers.

A Poem is a Firefly

A poem is a firefly
Upon the summer wind.
Instead of shining where she goes,
She lights up where she’s been!

©Charles Ghigna


Donna Smith said...

Very sweet. Loved it. Thanks for sharing!

Irene Latham said...

One of my all-time favorites is your A Poem is a Little Path. You should do a collection of poem-metaphor poems!

Tabatha said...

Easy to memorize! This would be a good poem to share in an elementary school hallway.

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Andromeda Jazmon said...

This is so charming! I love the illustration too.

laurasalas said...

A firefly on the summer wind--what a lovely image. Thanks, Charles!