Catching Fireflies

"On muggy summer nights 
our parents gathered 
in the Rounde with a keg of beer. 
Their laughter echoed
into the darkness
as us kids caught fireflies 
and played pretend."

a story about my childhood summers
in rural Pennsylvania, mid-1970s

Image via Heather Leigh on Pinterest / Oh You Pretty Things on Tumblr. Effects by Doreen Creede.

"Use the good china for breakfast."