Gold Dust

My "examples" from the 2011 Winter Poetry Tournament.

Challenge one
Difficulty: Very Easy
Form: Couplets

The competitors wrote poems from an [assigned] animal's eyes.  To show us what it sees, what it hears, what it smells, etc.   The poems were written in four sets of couplets.  (Couplets are two line stanzas that rhyme.)  So the form and rhyme scheme were:

A
A

B
B

C
C

D
D

So, here's the example I wrote:
Animal: Firefly

I hide all day and roam at dusk,
riding the air, like glistening dust.

I feel the crisp air and watch the sky blush,
then hear a twig snap and someone yell "Hush!"

I try to escape, but don't make it far
before you've trapped me in a mason jar.

But only 'till morning, so you can see

my shine extinguish, and set me free. 
The End

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