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Butterfly Magic

Oh, please come my way, Sapphire butterfly dancing past With bright, gold-tipped wings, For I long to caress you And share in summer’s magic
For Rick’s “Let’s Pass a Tanka Love Note” contest

Copyright © Carolyn Devonshire

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  1. Date: 4/18/2014 11:11:00 PM
    Well, I simply adored this poem, I hope you will see why!!!! :)

  1. Date: 11/9/2012 12:01:00 PM
    Revisiting this little gem from you Carolyn.Wonderful tanka!!

  1. Date: 6/14/2012 5:05:00 AM
    A belated congratulations on your win in ^Rick's "Lets Pass A Tanka Love Note" contest Carolyn. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 6/11/2012 8:36:00 PM
    Carolyn, a belated congrats on your winning tanka! So lovely and romantic. Love and Blessings, Rhonda

  1. Date: 6/11/2012 4:07:00 AM
    Congratulations on your win!

  1. Date: 6/11/2012 2:19:00 AM
    Carolyn congrats on your win...David

  1. Date: 6/10/2012 11:53:00 PM
    Nice one- "With bright, gold-tipped wings", that is the line that really got me good, excellent!

  1. Date: 6/10/2012 8:18:00 PM
    YOur tanka is so sweet, Carolyn. Very pretty and congrats on your win!

  1. Date: 6/10/2012 8:02:00 PM
    Congratulations on your winning tanka.

  1. Date: 6/10/2012 5:30:00 PM
    Summer heat~ In love's flight!!!Nice imagery!!!CONGRATS to you my friend!!!!

  1. Date: 6/2/2012 2:46:00 AM
    Yes Carolyn a taste of summer so well done!!

  1. Date: 5/23/2012 2:07:00 AM
    A great Tanka here Carolyn.Enjoyed the read.(Pl check the syll.count of 2nd line)

  1. Date: 5/22/2012 5:28:00 PM
    Love this ;} butterflies are awesome,, have a blessed day ;}

  1. Date: 5/22/2012 1:30:00 PM
    beautiful tanka - a sure winner, Carolyn. Have I said, 'Congrats on all your wins' lately?

  1. Date: 5/21/2012 9:56:00 PM
    I love your entry, Carolyn. It's so pretty.

  1. Date: 5/21/2012 7:08:00 PM
    Beautiful butterflies, thanks for sharing this lovely tanka.

  1. Date: 5/21/2012 2:50:00 PM
    Delicate as the butterfly this poem. Yes, one wants to hold on to the things of summer. Love, daver

  1. Date: 5/21/2012 2:05:00 PM
    3 rough days of work and today is rest! Back on here to read this one as I am one crazy butterfly freak! Last year (when I had a crummy camera), I would lie on the ground at the arboretum waiting for the perfect butterfly picture...wings in full extension and in morning light too! This poem sounds like me trying to draw them to my camera lens for the perfect shot! A sapphire beauty with the backdrop of a completely clear aquamarine sky! Nice tanka! :) Gwendolen

  1. Date: 5/21/2012 10:14:00 AM
    This is so lovely! Soooo lovely! I wrote my first tanka for this contest. I didn't even know what one was before today...still not sure mine is a true tanka, though.

  1. Date: 5/21/2012 8:31:00 AM
    You become the butterfly with these words Carolyn; your imagery is beautiful and the dance of this tiny soul is entrancing. Best wishes in the contest my dear, your writes are always wonderful to read! Luv, Lizzie