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Butterfly Net

14 Aug

Pieter Wagemans

Butterfly Net

.

She reads him avidly

hungrily

looking for patterns

for answers

for hints

for clues

for oxygen to fuel

the breathless possibility

that she might be ‘she’

.

Meanwhile

he chases her soul

with a butterfly net

spun from the best

of his words

to capture her

completely.

.

.

© the author writing as Romantic Dominant

Art by Pieter Wagemans

This is not new – posted two years ago at least. But I still have the butterfly net somewhere.

 
6 Comments

Posted by on August 14, 2017 in Poetry, Still Life

 

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6 responses to “Butterfly Net

  1. Just_Libby

    August 14, 2017 at 6:57 pm

    Picturing you running around a park chasing butterflies with your net tickles me…😄… still a lovely post

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  2. operalover1974

    March 16, 2018 at 2:29 am

    Did you catch her?

    Liked by 1 person

     

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