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Stray Thought 10

Once upon a time, not so long ago in memory, there was a little girl who thought her heart was a fluttering butterfly. One day she slipped face first beneath the rear wheel of her father’s reversing black Pontiac, and … Continue reading

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Stray Thought 9

“You are very good with metaphors, but I want to know what the butterfly sucked up, in all that fluttering around, and did the fiercely focused hawk find the prize that would satisfy her hunger?” Elizabeth Crawford  11/9/2017 Posted to … Continue reading

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Stray Thought 8

That what if… butterfly flutters through the heart moving from sweetness to sweetness, sucking it up through her feet so it must filter through her entire being before she rises again fluttering her way into the mind, where she explodes … Continue reading

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Thinking of Lucille

This is a challenge to all the Sunday Whirl Wordlers. Brenda is away and can’t create her usual word list. So, I went in search of Lucille Clifton. Specifically looking for her poem titled The Shapeshifter Poems. Read through it twice and … Continue reading

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Once Upon A Butterfly

November PAD Challenge Day 16: Use Once Upon A (blank) for title of poem http://www.writersdigest.com/editor-blogs/poetic-asides/poetry-prompts/2011-november-pad-chapbook-challenge-day-16 Once Upon A Butterfly Long ago, in another life, butterfly fluttered through open window. Whispered how she’d brought a gift to awaken my inner senses. … Continue reading

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