Perhaps a Butterfly

Alan P. Scott - Verses

after Chuang-tzu

I awakened from a dream,
certain that I was not dreaming.

I fell asleep, insisting
that I was not done with the day.

I know I do not know myself,
but sometimes I forget.

I dream I am a butterfly,
but sometimes I'm the net.

—10/9, 10/27-28/2011, 1/4/2012

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