Butterfly Blues

Who can save the butterfly egg
from the wasp’s parasitic sting?

Ruthless powers exploit their prey,
devastate wild beauty inside out:

Minds unmoored, inner desolation. Christ grieves,
heals aggression’s wound: love outpoured.

A poem from Vocation as Resistance © Craig A. Roberts 2022. 
(paperback, ebook, audio book) 

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