The Butterfly

The Butterfly

Pinned like a butterfly
drowned in formalin
caught in your net
like a specimen

I stare at the ceiling
wings spread out wide
an object of study
but not of desire

Frances Livings © 2006

Elisa Lazo de Valdez_Woman Butterflies

© Emmanuelle Brisson
© Emmanuelle Brisson
© Emmanuelle Brisson

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