A Lover by Amy Lowell
During the time Amy Lowell wrote this poem, she had to keep her feelings in the dark. However, the firefly in the writing could also be a reference to her eyesight. At the time of this writing, her eyesight was getting worse. So therefor, her being able to see better would allow her to write a letter. Nonetheless, this could be about a number of things: eyesight, emotions, or even her future. "A Lover" is written as an unrhymed couplet.
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A Lover If I could catch the green lantern of the firefly I could see to write you a letter. Published in Poetry March 1917.
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