This week’s Fascinating Fiction podcast comes in poem form, but is definitely a short story, and a profound one at that! The Boy, the Butterfly, and the Broken Wing by Mrs. Menagerie is a sweet story inspired by a real life experience she shared with her son.

Have a look at the original Hub to read the poem/story. It is very touching!

If you have a suggestion for a future Fascinating Fiction podcast or would be interested in volunteering your voice for one of the recordings, drop us a line at podcast-at-HubPages-dot-com.  We would love to hear from you!


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2 replies on “The Boy, the Butterfly, and the Broken Wing

  1. What a sweet, profound line! – “the cyclical waxing and waning of happiness and pain that goes along with loving something or someone.”

    As a person who dislikes caterpillars, but loves butterflies, and who often shies away from this style of rhyming verse, I found this poem-story (and the reading) especially and uniquely endearing and satisfying.

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