Friday, September 2, 2011

The Butterfly Incident

image borrowed from bing

The Butterfly incident

A butterfly flashed
into my face
A stopwatch image
of colorful contrasts
Gold as the promise
of love
Black as the trap
of hate
Just an instant,
then away
A slight smudge
on my glasses
Where has it gone
Is it still alive?

Doug Palmer

Originally posted over on Feel Free to Laugh.

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