At my window fluttering free
a butterfly flew in to visit me
from far away from distant lands
it came to rest right in my hands.

It comes each night
and plays all day
It flies in circles
and swings and sways
and just before it flies away
we sit together and we pray.

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©Yakira Shimoni Fulks Art and Poetry
June 4, 2021 | OC, California


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