Rise Like Butterflies

by reginadee2014

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Rise Like Butterflies

Regina Puckett

 

A gusty wind blows away the screams

But nothing can stop the horrific dreams

Deep-seated memories rise like butterflies

Nightly fluttering into view behind closed eyes

Secrets slowly unpeel to reveal the long-kept lies

Allowing a childhood to drown in all of the tears she cries

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