Monday, September 22, 2014

Not dying


Not dying, he said,
in such a way as rendered verse to stone,
and pleased the butterfly
thereon,

But living, she said,
in such a way as rendered sweet to some,
and pleased the man he had
become.



4 comments:

Jan said...

Your words always come together beautifully, William. Dying and a butterfly together in verse...somehow it all makes since as only you can show this~

William Michaelian said...

Thank you, Jan....

Shayna Prentice said...

Beautiful ❤

William Michaelian said...

Thank you, Shayna....