Change Poem – The Caterpillar

The Caterpillar is a change poem, a reflection on how every butterfly was once a caterpillar, cocooned and ugly, hidden and alone, yet destined for flights of fancy.

The Caterpillar

 overthinking butterflies
overeating leaves
overspending silk
overfilling fat
overplaying birdsong
overcrowding time
overthrowing light
overstaying darkness
overdo cocooning

understating light
underestimating wings
undercutting shelter
underpinning eruption
undermining cocoon
understanding butterflies

fit to
From Caterpillar to Butterfly

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