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Butterfly, Butterfly

Butterfly Butterfly flittering here
Fanciful member of lepidoptera
Airy and wispy to all you endear
Coming through winter springtime your era
Flying as far as even the Riviera

Oh Butterfly you of the pretty probiscus
Bright yellows and oranges enchanting are you
Nectar of flowers I hope not too viscous
As the winds of flight you do pursue
Exciting alluring you appear oh so new

Butterfly Butterfly flittering here
Thrills my soul to see you glide
My garden I grew so you could stay near
Nature's fine object of beautiful pride
May you not be the last butterfly I have eyed

April 13, 2013 Rick Zablocki

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  1. Date: 6/7/2013 11:44:00 AM
    Wonderfully done Rick, congrats!

  1. Date: 6/5/2013 6:07:00 PM
    God gave the butterfly such a short lifespan...I suppose He knew we couldn't stand such beauty for too long... Nice writing, Rick... Congrats... Jake

  1. Date: 6/5/2013 2:04:00 AM
    - A winning poem! .... Beautiful! - Deserved really a good place on the winning list! - Congratulations! - oxox / / Anne-Lise :)

  1. Date: 6/4/2013 10:31:00 PM
    Rick, :-) Congratulations with your beautiful poem. many different ways one can express the beauty of life. Thank you for everything. Goodnight * Linda

  1. Date: 5/14/2013 6:22:00 PM
    A great poem Rick. Among the best of the contest. Congratulations on your win. Love, Joyce

  1. Date: 5/14/2013 12:08:00 AM
    congrats Rick on your winning placement in my contest

  1. Date: 4/30/2013 12:27:00 PM
    Excellent poem to the butterfly, Rick, you've captured their loveliness!

  1. Date: 4/30/2013 11:17:00 AM
    Butterflys was a great choice to topic. So very well done.

  1. Date: 4/21/2013 1:10:00 PM
    Rick, I love this especially because I am a self-proclaimed butterfly. Love the serene beauty of the forever illusive butterfly

  1. Date: 4/17/2013 4:33:00 PM
    I enjoyed this I love butterflies and I have one with the same title.

  1. Date: 4/15/2013 2:31:00 AM
    I honestly can't remember the last time I've seen a butterfly (and I've never once seen a firefly)... this makes me wish they were more common where I live! I enjoyed reading this....

  1. Date: 4/13/2013 9:46:00 PM
    I see butterflies everywhere.... beautiful... Donna

  1. Date: 4/13/2013 8:34:00 PM
    This is very nice Rick, many butterflies will always guide you in some way. Enjoyed, your poem :-) Always & Forever! GOODNIGHT xox~LINDA"

  1. Date: 4/13/2013 5:04:00 PM
    This is a beautiful and wondrous write my friend! I truly enjoyed reading this amazing poem this evening! What a harmonious piece, such a spectacular poem, Great Work!!