Carpe Diem


From the window
a butterfly,
orange and playful,
floats across
the hot green backdrop
of summer.
Like wings,
my thoughts flutter
here, there,
alight on
unpredictable life
as catbird
scans, soars,
seize the day!
sweet arrhythmia


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Words ©2015, Jen Payne
Photo ©2015 Jen Payne, great spangled fritillary (Speyeria cybele)

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