Haiku Carpe Diem #221, Hotaru (Firefly)

Today’s Carpe Diem Haiku prompt is Hotaru (Firefly)

What wonders fire flies have inspired in both adults and children over the centuries and today, whilst not a wonder, I got to use the word indefatigable in a Haiku…

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hotaru
inside in my jar –
catch a star

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the fire flies live
at the end of my garden
were once were fairies

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Fairey Fireflies
Indefatigable foe
lighting up the sky

Phew, try saying that last one quickly 😉

Smiles, love and laughter

© John Belchamber 2013

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About jrbsays

Just a regular married father of three type of guy. Writer of Haiku, founder of www.DementiaJourneys.com and other bits and other bobs.
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16 Responses to Haiku Carpe Diem #221, Hotaru (Firefly)

  1. Maggie Grace says:

    Catch a star and fairies…just love fireflies. Last one is scary fairies.

  2. WabiSabi says:

    And who might these Fairey Fireflies be, that inspired a haiku poet to use the word indefatigable ? I must say, that was impressive!:)Love Bug

  3. magicalmysticalteacher says:

    I would like to meet those former fairies!

    Fireflies and Fences

  4. howanxious says:

    Great job! A splendid reading of the lovely moments you have captured in your words. 🙂

  5. Poet Laundry says:

    Fireflies are like stars and fairies!

  6. Wonder in your words anything with fairies always win 🙂

  7. JazzBumpa says:

    most excellent sir
    i learned about a ship and its planes

    Cheers!
    JzB

  8. That last one is a tongue twister..love it.
    Thank you
    Peace
    Siggi

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