Caribbean Nights by Richard Butler Glaenzer

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Caribbean Nights
by Richard Butler Glaenzer

There are too many stars:
They jostle;
They quarrel with the moon
Till she grows sullen.

The fireflies are more quiet,
More generous;
Their little lamps reveal flowers
And love-looks and smiles.

PHOTO: Caribbean island of Curaçao. Photo by Jabneel Statia on Unsplash

NOTE: Curaçao is an island country in the southern Caribbean about 40 miles north of the Venezuelan coast. It is a constituent country of the Kingdom of the Netherlands. Collectively, Curaçao, Aruba, and other Dutch islands in the Caribbean are often called the Dutch Caribbean.

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