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  • Last night the fireflies let loose.
    After dark, into the moonless starry expanse
    They pulsed on and on and on
    Sparking messages across the velvet earth.

    Feel it:
    The feverish flash, the dappled dazzle
    Hundreds, no thousands of winking bodies
    Flirting with the impassive stars
    Urging them to echo, no, to surrender to the rhythm
    Of small shifts of the grass, wild currents of the air, a murmuration of lights--
    The sudden crescendo of fleeting life.

    C’mon c’mon c’mon

    Imagine it:
    The silent ripple and flicker
    The blink of
    Saturday night love or the end of something or both.

    Give in to it. Risk it. Risk everything.
    Dance, fly, dizzy the air.
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