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Lone FlightLone Flight
Our lives come and go with barely anyone ever noticing our presence. We hatch, learn to fly, grow, give birth to new offspring, then leave this life for a deep slumber, waiting only for the awakening that will come at the appointed time.
We do not live as long as other creatures can. None of us are ancients but it never does good to mourn about what we can never have. This brevity does not deter us from becoming better. On the contrary, it allows us to strive hard so that we may understand the world around us before our time to depart comes. The wisdom of the ages does not lose to this time.
And because we know that we have only so much time on our hands, our days never move so slow. We know that things can drastically change in one flap of a wing. Nevertheless, no matter how quick we go about in our day, no matter how we always appear to have our hands full, no matter how much needs to be accomplished, we never lose sight of the most important things. For without th
a dangerous hallucinationThe light coming through the window was bright,
much too bright.
Even though my eyes were closed
I could see it-
The skin of my arms prickled,
sweat dripped from my brow.
It was two in the afternoon but…
the sun was setting
through the window facing east.
I should have seen the hutch,
shelves lined with bone china
decorated with delicate leaves and vines.
I was so thirsty
and reaching for cups that should have been there.
Instead I found a billboard of butterflies,
the colors raging
more than any rainbow
I'd ever seen.
Their wings fluttered and flashed
yet somehow they moved in slow motion.
I wanted to stand,
wanted to reach out and touch them but…
I couldn't move,
and yet I laughed
ignoring my dry mouth
and the tingling in my feet.
There was a tempest
on the rise
and in my blood.
A sugar rush disguised
as a riot of butterflies
and they were swarming me.
There was a small vial
of insulin in my pocket
that I nev
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