So, i was talking to someone over the phone outside in the cool of the evening yesterday and a gentle insect flew to my front. I could not see it because it was already dark at that time. So all i did was preen on it’s light and wondered how a tiny insect like that could emit such essence in a dark world.
My inquisition led me to ‘Google’ the next morning. i just had to know the mystery behind this tiny and beautiful insect. Base on my research, the light that comes from the lower part of its abdomen is caused by a chemical reaction called BIOLUMINESCENCE.
Wikipedia defines it as a production and emission of light by a living organism. If you ask me, i really would love to have such a reaction but i believe you and i already possess that light. We display that light each time we converge here to compose beautiful poems.
Can i ask you a question? Can we shine that light one more time by;
- Seeing a picture
- Composing a poem inspired by picture with words in title.
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