For some reason I could no longer remain silent.

you’re beautiful” I said

She lifted her head, looked at me and asked

where do you see any beauty at all?”

I could tell that she doubtful so I gracefully walked over to her.

over here” I said and placed my hand over her heart.

She wept.

oh little caterpillar” I whispered

I can’t wait for you to spread your wings

I paused, wiped her tears and held onto her so tightly

“and see for yourself the beauty that I see in you”