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The Butterfly Screamed

Down here - hell seeps into our world,
bubbles up through streams of steam,
festering with curses of wraths vengance,
to an open wounded scrap of earth,
that sold its soul for beauty everlasting.

The butterfly- tapestries masterpiece
hovers by orchids of divine beauty.
All greens amass cathedral scale
and abundant life shows it’s finest
display - unmatched in imagination.

When the poison stream spilled life
to its paradise location - parasites
seeded in sunshine and showers
gave beauty a new voice - and the flowers
silently vomited as the butterfly screamed .

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Submitted on May 01, 2011

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