Pagosa Springs Artists

Crystal Butterflies


Tears trickle down
my cheeks, plop 
into the puddle
at my feet, crown
ephemerally like
falling raindrops--
short lived crystal
butterflies with lives
so delicate, brief
and bittersweet, like
all his lost possibilities.




first published in BEHIND PRISON WALLS Chapbook

©2011 Bonnie Manion


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