Conducting Fireflies

1 Conducting The Fireflies

When I was a child, I spent countless summer evenings conducting fireflies. No, they aren’t actually musical, but if you watch them long enough you will begin to notice a rhythm to their movements: slow and intermittent at twilight, building to a crescendo as twilight deepens. As darkness descends, it is nearly impossible not to join them in their dance of mystical, musical whimsy.

I remember once catching them and putting them in a jar with holes punched in the top, hoping to experience their magic at any time of day. But in the morning, they were dim, sluggish and dark. Running outside, I opened the lid and released them, watching them slowly wander around the ground momentarily before taking flight – little jewels of black and red against the sunny sky.

I never captured fireflies again. Their beauty and majesty can only be appreciated when they flicker among the stars, creating a masterpiece that diminishes in captivity.

1 And Fireflies Alight The Night

Pose Fair 2015, a Hottie Cooterati event, opens at noon on April 11. It runs until the 25th, so be sure to stop in to find the latest creations by the best posemakers on the grid. Today I am featuring Pose Fair Exclusives from Dream Print Poses. The poses in my photos are from her Blogging collection and will not be sold after the event ends. I will update my post with the SLurl to the event once it is officially open. (Now open!)

Also new is the Aussie Bush Hat I am sporting, from JfL Hats. With Anzac Day coming up on April 25th, it is timely as well as fashionable. Do stop by to say G’day to John and take home this Aussie classic for yourself.

Pretty stuff I’m showing off:

Jacket: *Fishy Strawberry* Ducato Leather Jacket S – Brown NO TANK by Fae Eriksen
Top: .Atomic. {Basic Crop Top} – Shell by Ivy Graves
Jeans: Maitreya Zipper-Skinny Jeans * S #3 by Onyx LeShelle
*Hat: JfL Hats aussie bush hat V.1 chamois by Johnfrancis Laville
Shoes: CandyDoll _CD_ Newell Heels by Rebeca Dembo
Necklace & Earrings: EarthStones Precious Moments Locket & Earrings – Mother oF Pearl by Abraxxa Anatine
Hair: +LALA Moon+ Beagle [ Crimson Red ] by RuRu Nagy (edited)
Body & hands: Maitreya Mesh Body – Lara V3.0 with Glam Affair America skin tone by Onyx LeShelle
Feet: Slink Mesh Feet (Av) High by Siddean Munro
Feet appliers: -Glam Affair– Slink Feet Skin Appliers AD by aida Ewing
Head: .LeLutka.Mesh Head-ARIA v1.0 by jadenart

*Pose: Dream Print – Blogging One ‘15.6 by Ashlie Coba (available exclusively at Pose Fair 2015, April 11-25)
*Pose 2: Dream Print – Blogging Two ‘15.5 (available exclusively at Pose Fair 2015, April 11-25)

Photos taken using the LumiPro HUD by Stefan Buscaylet

6 thoughts on “Conducting Fireflies

  1. caoimhelionheart April 11, 2015 / 10:58 pm

    I love these pictures! Gorgeous Wind light setting! But most of all gorgeous you! ♡ you xox

  2. Starr April 11, 2015 / 11:28 pm

    am sooo in agreement about loving the windlight and how gorgeous you are…..plus brought back memories of childhood and fireflies ~ and love the blog you always do such a marvelous job

    • PeepSideshow Darkward April 12, 2015 / 8:34 am

      Thank you so much, Starr 🙂 It’s nice to reminisce about simpler times ❤

  3. chericolette April 12, 2015 / 7:17 am

    When I saw that hat, I thought it had an Australian look though not quite an Akubra. Love the relaxed 2nd pose. And YES, as Starr said, your blog is always an entertaining read.

    • PeepSideshow Darkward April 12, 2015 / 8:35 am

      John is a great designer and I was so excited to see he did an Aussie hat so close to Anzac Day! xoxo

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