Some Thoughts on Abortion

A poem

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Some thoughts on Abortion

I saw a monarch butterfly
inexplicably afloat, and lost
amid the alien landscape
of a Walmart store,

its startling beauty
like a manifestation of panic
found in an orange and black blur,
paper-thin wings



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