14: You, the Butterfly

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Poetry Prompt

Poetry Prompt

My husband and I raised monarch butterflies for several years and released hundreds in honor of fellow and sister poets. I, of course, was inspired to write a few poems about this amazing butterfly. Below is a poetry prompt:

Write a persona poem in the voice of a monarch butterfly migrating to the mountains of Central Mexico. Prior to writing your poem, research this type of butterfly, as well as Mexico's Oyamel fir forest.

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