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Butterflies In The Rain
Where Do Butterflies Go When It Rains?
(All butterflies have gossamer wings.)
A careless touch,
In the wrong place,
Or a dropp of rain,
Destroys their ability to fly.
When it rains, a butterfly I know,
Hides under a dense leaf.
She pulls a thick blanket over herself.
Her heart beats fast in her throat,
Her mouth goes dry and her palms sweat,
Holding the thick sheet over her head.
She crouches low trying to avoid the giant feet.
Hot breath warms her face,
Bouncing off the drape, making watery eyes.
Being on the ...