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She – (A Butterfly Cinquain) by Aaishah Mayet

Aaishah Mayet | Aug 16th, 2019 | poetry | No Comments

Poem

She is
Hope galvanised
Skepticism pulverized
Deep, dense, resolute defiance
Unbarred
A soft patriarchal collapse
Dank, dark cocoons give way
Butterflies soar
She is

Poet Bio

Aaishah Mayet was born and bred in the City of Gold, Johannesburg, South Africa. She currently works in the Healthcare sector which, for her, has bridged the frontiers of our shared human experience. As a self-confessed bibliophile of many years, literature remains, at once, her teacher and her sanctuary. Her works include Haiku published in the Lotosblute, as well as poetry published online in the Agbowo Limits issue, Poetry Potion, Active Muse and Amaliah.

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