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pride

there across the wind
rides my silly pride

at times a sturdy arrow
at times a butterfly

how often i chose to follow
the path of the sturdy arrow
its landing was hard to find

however, when i chose to try
the path of the butterfly
never, was i too far behind

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  1. Date: 4/10/2009 1:57:00 PM

    Good structure... all the best.

  1. Date: 2/18/2009 9:15:00 PM

    really profound-- I liked it alot!!

  1. Date: 2/18/2009 8:59:00 PM

    I totally understand this piece. I can only pull off the arrow for a short amount of time then the butterfly sprouts wings. Laurie