Splayed Like a Butterfly
She would no sooner
thigh gap than splay the butterfly.
she’d face a wall as
soon as a window
because a sky is a wall too, just
bluer. And splayed like knees
to the sun.
like bricks with eyes.
Laura Page is a graduate of Southern Oregon University where she studied English and Sociology. Her work has appeared in many literary publications, including Red Paint Hill, The Minola Review, Tinderbox Poetry Journal, and Kindred. Her chapbook, "Children, Apostates" is forthcoming from Dancing Girl Press.
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