The Ancient Modern

Between Two Lives  /  Joshua Alan Sturgill         

A butterfly tethered 
by a silk thread 
to a willow tree.         I
am the silk thread.    Do
not mistake me
for the butterfly.
Slight, and always     almost
about to break,         nothing
in me compares
to the willow tree


All poetry and supplementary material: copyright 2022 by Joshua Alan Sturgill. All rights reserved.

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