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To Glimpse a Butterfly by Christine Ann Clatworthy

To Glimpse a Butterfly
By Christine Ann Clatworthy

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Christine Ann Clatworthy lives and works in Bedfordshire UK. When in 2007 she lost her eldest daughter Andrea to cancer, she was inspired to produce her first poetry collection "In Two Minds" to raise funds for the Sue Ryder Hospice that cared for Andrea in her final months.

Christine has now released her second collection "To Glimpse a Butterfly." This enigmatic creature represents our freedom on our journey to an unknown end.

Madame Butterfly

“Like the tattoo,” I say,
as we lay there...after.
Nice touch – the butterfly
perched on the letter ‘M’.
At least you won’t forget
who you are,” I add,
lighting up, post-shag style.

She doesn’t answer –
not straight away.

“Pleased you like it.
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