Firefly Haiku

airport reunions
like lightning bugs in a jar
blink flashes of hope


What do you call them -- fireflies or lightning bugs or something else? Travel bans or security measures or something else? I guess it all depends on your perspective -- or where you're coming from, right?

This American Life's podcast 609: It’s Working Out Very Nicely has managed to catch an array of travel ban bugs caught in this week’s political jar full of immigrants -- like me -- only to and from different lands. Thank you, WBEZ!



Yours truly, a grateful immigrant, doing her best to fit right in, Switzerland