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What happens if you catch a butterfly in your hands?

Death Of A Dream

I went out walking in the rain,
The ditch ran deep
An ocean full;

I spun a song through loops of air,
It alighted on
My window sill.

I caught a dream on gilded wings,
It beat once
Twice,
And then was still.
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Lost
Thank you, it's beautiful. Words aptly put to the death I feel inside.

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