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The POM

Take Wing Amidst The Butterflies: a sonnet

POM prompt #27: Be a Butterfly

Oh to take wing amidst the butterflies
Lush in summer lilacs and zinnias
Beautifully themselves and always wise
Whole in mother’s gardens, I always was

Replenishing the ecosystem’s needs
Benevolent but lives are all too brief
Reminding me…

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Samantha Lazar

Poetry, fiction, and essays in celebration of being a Mom, Wife, Educator, Writer, & Lover of Life.