A Little Boy Fell In Love With A Butterfly (from Kiss the Earth)

Author: Neal Sehgal

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A little boy fell in love with a butterfly whom he held close in the clasp of his hands. But more with each passing hour, she would applaud her wings to encourage an escape to be free. While the boy was innocent, he was not unwise, for he knew it was a crime to cage those with wings. So, he bowed before the great black willow, unfolded his praying hands, and worshipped upon a wish that she would be seduced to stay. But as she ascended into an echo of his eye, he breathed her a kiss with a sigh…more

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