Butterflies, Saskia by Corey Mesler

Butterflies, Saskia

are hard to



Saskia and squirrel
Saskia and squirrel


your small legs



your will


are not sufficient. They


fly, their silvery




is just the right



of temporary.


Butterflies, Saskia Author PicCorey Mesler has published seven novels, three books of short stories, and three full-length poetry collections. His work has appeared in many journals and anthologies, and two of his poems have been featured on Garrison Keillor’s Writers Almanac. His books have received praise from John Grisham, Greil Marcus, Lee Smith, among others. He lives in Memphis where, with his wife, he owns Burke’s Book Store, one of the country’s oldest (1875) and best independent bookstores.

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… is a contributing guest author for Germ, which means the following criteria (and then some) have been met: possessor of a fresh, original voice; creator of fresh, original content; genius storyteller; superlative speller; fantastic dancer; expert joke teller; handy with a toolbox; brilliant at parties; loves us as much as we love them.


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