part of the dance the fireflies are dancing

From A Swiftly Tilting Planet by Madeleine L’Engle: You human beings tend to want good things to last forever. They don’t. Not while we’re in time.” “…Let’s feel the twirling of the earth,” Beezie said, “That’s part of the dance the fireflies are dancing, too. Can you feel it?” Chuck squeezed his eyelids tightly closed. […]