"Take a look into this mirror with me. Here lies my beauty revealed." Honest. Raw. Profound. Crushing the Butterflies is sure to evoke sentiment and familiarity in nearly every reader. In her first edition of poetry, Christina Iezzi explores a variety of themes such as infatuation, anger, sadness, pride, confusion, and rebirth. This remarkable collection of poetry is one talented author's attempt to breathe life and beauty into that which is ugly, indifferent, and uncertain.