Butterflies and Bonfires – Author Ryan Vallee

 

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Butterflies and Bonfires

In the dark, next to you

You’re warmer than the flames

We sit near.

The alcohol is talking,

Your eyes enticing conversation pieces.

I’m happy.

I’m nervous.

I’m scared shitless and

Ruffled by the butterflies

That grow to falcons flapping

In my stomach when you touch me.

I’ll clip their wings

If they dare carry me away

From this moment

With you.

 

© Ryan Vallee

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Excerpt from the book “Off The Leash”

$13.95 Plus Shipping ~ Available at CTU Publishing Group and Amazon.com


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About the Author

Ryan Vallee  is a  36 year old husband, and father to three kids. He grew up in Michigan and has lived there all his life. He began writing in the 6th grade, on and off throughout high school and after.  He went on a bit of hiatus until a year ago, when he  picked the pencil back up and hasn’t stopped writing since.

 Visit Ryan’s Author Page At: www.ctupublishinggroup.com/ryan-vallee.html



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