Tricked

A poem

Sana Rose
Sana Rose
Apr 28, 2020 · 1 min read
Photo by Joseph Gonzalez on Unsplash

Fireflies light up
the pink dreams
of a little girl.

She follows them
to the dark woods,
trips over snaky roots,
finds herself in a swamp.

She mistook the petrichor
for homecoming,
but it was just
the memories playing
tricks on her.