Butterflies live inside me,
Every time we touch
One is set free,
Floating gently from my lips
To land softly on your skin.

They feed on touch,
Kind words,
Gentle acts,

Nourish my butterflies,
For they are me.


2 thoughts on “Butterflies

  1. I love your use of the metaphoric/conceptual nature, I’ve always found it to be exceptionally effective in provoking emotion in a reader. The final couplet is superbly potent in driving home your message. Thank you for sharing.

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