Flimsy nets

Collectors trap insects

The flight itself stays uncollected


This poem was written for Carpe Diem Ghost Writer #34, Kanshicho-style, another great prompt hosted by Chèvrefeuille at Carpe Diem Haiku Kai. All of the poems in the link-up can be read here. And here’s The Jam with a song that’s far better than butterfly collectors deserve.