William B. Petricko


To the Snowflake With The Missing Arm


Six points
Arms, legs, heads

What name do we give these your sparkling spokes?

And yet one seems stunted
Stretching not to full symmetry

How do you plead?

Guilty of nonconformity
Or innocent in your perfect uniqueness?

Submitted: Tuesday, December 24, 2013
Edited: Wednesday, December 25, 2013
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