Butterfly Wings

September 30, 2010
By sonnysulouff GOLD, Clarendon Hills, Illinois
sonnysulouff GOLD, Clarendon Hills, Illinois
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Favorite Quote:
"Life isn't fair, it's just fairer than death is all." -The Princess Bride
"You smell like beef and cheese, not like Santa." -Elf
"Andy: You're like an angel with no wings!
April: So like a person." -Parks and Recreation


Tiny hands and soft feet,
Eyelashes fluttering
Like butterfly wings,
And yawns stopped dead with a pacifier.
Stroking slippery curls with my hands
And steady breaths
Slowing.
I whisper the last line of the story
And her smooth cheek
Settles on my shoulder,
And the eyelashes flutter shut
As we rock to sleep.



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