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Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Fragile Mortality

With silent butterfly wings
time takes flight across the universe
stealing moments from life
to fill its eternal collection plate
with fragile mortality.

©Susie Clevenger 2013


Vandana Sharma said...

This is a lovely piece and yes it does speak of the greatest truth.

Sherry Blue Sky said...

Wowzers! A metaphor that gives one pause - the eternal collection plate filled with fragile mortality. (Feeling all too close to me, these days!) Great write, Susie!

Bill Nicholls said...

I wish I could write like that, might add something to some of my Photos

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