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butterfly

 

the creature lighted

on my window

for a moment

before returning to the sky

as if to remind me

though wings become tattered

it is still

entirely possible

to fly

 

4 replies on “butterfly”

and the flight becomes more beautiful and more courageous because of the tatters. It is not only possible to fly, but it is an essential act of defiance, of faith, of the willingness to endure and become stronger and therefore, more beautiful in flight.

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