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Every chrysalis
A butterfly in waiting
To sip buds' nectar

*For Rick's Haiku You challenge

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  1. Date: 6/9/2010 1:44:00 PM
    And heres to nature. A piece with lilac scent. Nice -Alan

  1. Date: 6/7/2010 2:47:00 PM
    A wonderful visual haiku. Vivid and creative. I believe I will add this to my favorite poem list. Thanks for sharing.

  1. Date: 6/5/2010 9:23:00 PM
    what a great entry this was. they seem to be getting even better down the list!! Luv, Andrea

  1. Date: 6/5/2010 9:36:00 AM
    Butterflies are sweet. Your poem was equally sweet. Best wishes, suresh

  1. Date: 6/5/2010 3:49:00 AM
    Simply a write on nature at it's best >> James

  1. Date: 6/3/2010 8:15:00 AM
    loved this one ... its touching on the profound dear lady there is no lack of depth in your work thanks for the comments on my poem much appreciated love Jayne

  1. Date: 6/2/2010 3:54:00 PM
    And you said, "I don't like deep poetry".... YEAH sure, whatever!!! I have yet to read anything "superficial" by you. Congrats on your win!

  1. Date: 6/2/2010 2:44:00 PM
    very nice Carolyn , congrats on your placement~~Love and light , Rick

  1. Date: 6/2/2010 2:39:00 PM
    Yeah Carolyn another winner. I cant keep up with your wins..but know that I am thinking of you and am very proud of you. write me...BG

  1. Date: 6/2/2010 12:05:00 PM
    Carolyn, this is an an amazing Haiku. I think it will be in the winners circle for sure. Love, carol

  1. Date: 6/2/2010 7:28:00 AM
    Enjoyed reading your words, love the minimalism of Haiku. Keep the good words rolling

  1. Date: 6/1/2010 10:06:00 PM
    A wonderful thought for haiku with nice images. Good luck

  1. Date: 6/1/2010 6:13:00 PM
    talk about gravy! jhl

  1. Date: 6/1/2010 6:01:00 PM
    Smile! Wow, it felt like You were almost whispering this beautiful thought into my ear as I read it--The true sign of a very lovely and gifted poet and poetess extroardinar!! ~ Smile, what's going on over at that east coast land dear lady? Smile, because, I am sensing something very beautiful indeed; hmmm!? Smile, I love once more "Your Beautiful Hearts Reflections" here dear; very very pretty!! ~ Again, "My Love To You Always," John! ~ Smile, "See You Soon, Lovely Lady," Bye!:)

  1. Date: 6/1/2010 5:50:00 PM
    Holly metamorphosis!! : ) I love this haiku, Carolyn! Great work; good luck in the Contest. Ruben.

  1. Date: 6/1/2010 5:49:00 PM
    This is very beautiful Carolyn ! Noah has a great fasination with butterflies and he will love this one when I read it to him ! TY ! james

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  1. Date: 6/1/2010 3:23:00 PM
    Hello, saw this mind as I read it and really enjoyed the image it gave me. Thank you for the read and have a great day.:) ps, its hot!!!

  1. Date: 6/1/2010 2:49:00 PM
    Glad to see you posting Carolina,that cocoon,and that butterfly in waiting . .what a beauty you captured. .Hugs C

  1. Date: 6/1/2010 2:43:00 PM
    I love this, Carolyn, and thanks for commenting to my blog. I have so many contest winners I want to see, but just no time to do it! Good luck in this contest. LUv, andrea