A butterfly cinquain for Colleen’s challenge, in response to Ritu’s photo.

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The house

draws attention

to itself, lit up like

High Mass—bathed in sanctity, fear,

of what?

Crowd of curious rubbernecks,

moths to a candle, we

listen for the



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Jane Dougherty

I used to do lots of things I didn't much enjoy. Now I am officially a writer. It's what I always wanted to be.

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