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Asterope

By Scott Bailey © 2013

A nymph darts between trees
Afraid of the hunter
Always close behind her
Away she flees in haste
Another danger lurks
At her feet as she runs
A butterfly is born

Reflection nebula IC 349 near Merope in the Pleiades.. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Originally published in A Spring of Dreams

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