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A fragile thing
Floating in the warm air
Seemingly without a care
An image of light
Beautiful and bright
No one knows the darkness it endured
The blackness it knew before
Inside the cocoon, a tiny beating heart
the caterpillar slowly breaks apart
Broken down and rebuilt again
Though it would seem to be the end
In darkness, the caterpillar changed
Through blackness, loneliness and pain
To finally emerge in the world
Delicate wings slowly unfurled
Finally rising into the sky
With delicate grace, a butterfly
*Change is often painful. But although life can break us down, as we endure the blackness, we are rebuilt into a more beautiful version of ourselves.*