Cradled gently in my hands
I release the butterfly that flew
through the summer-open door
to flutter ineffectively
against the window pane.
I watch it fly away.


3 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Jules
    Jun 29, 2018 @ 13:51:26

    I’ve saved a bird once that came down the chimney flue. The cap blocks that entry off now. Smoke can go out, but no birdies in.


  2. elaine patricia
    Jun 29, 2018 @ 14:49:43

    Nice. These things are often a priveledge.


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