Butterflies, a poem written by John Drudge at Spillwords.com

Butterflies

Butterflies

written by: John Drudge

 

I stand at the door
And knock
A sharp step clatters
On the tile
Down a hall
As the door opens
On her smiling
And I rejoice
In the battle
Between
Humans and Angels
And the bewildering
Effervescence
Of lingering
Youth

John Drudge

John Drudge

AUGUST 2020 AUTHOR OF THE MONTH at Spillwords Press
John is a social worker working in the field of disability management and holds degrees in social work, rehabilitation services, and psychology. He is the author of three books of poetry: "March" and "The Seasons of Us" (both published in 2019) and "New Days" (published in 2020). His work has appeared widely in numerous literary journals, magazines, and anthologies internationally. John is also a Pushcart Prize and Best of the Net nominee and lives in Caledon Ontario, Canada with his wife and two children.
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