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By Lynn White


When I was nine
I stepped on a caterpillar
stepped on
one end of a caterpillar
and its caterpillar shape,
bright emerald green,
shot out the other end.
Since then,
I have taken great care
never to step
on a caterpillar

First published in Harbinger Asylum, Spring 2016

Article © Lynn White. All rights reserved.
Published on 2021-09-20
Image(s) are public domain.
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