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The Dancing Sijo Butterfly

The aching wings of the butterfly did quiver delicately.
How with such immortal beauty do you escape my grasp?
Alas my sordid fingers could never uphold such grace.

Copyright © Joshua Zack

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  1. Date: 11/20/2012 6:36:00 AM
    Maybe it was because of its beauty it escaped, stunning aye? Welcome to Soup. Light & Love

  1. Date: 8/6/2012 9:22:00 PM
    JOUSHA, Congratulations with your featured poem of the week. Take care. *Luv* PD

  1. Date: 4/20/2012 5:00:00 AM
    hey Joshua,, lovely poem... U really invested in these concise poem elements of immortality of nature found in the Romantic... Especially the Keatsian spectrum... Lovely!

  1. Date: 4/17/2012 1:49:00 PM
    Many congrats on your feature this week - rgds Janette

  1. Date: 4/17/2012 5:38:00 AM
    Congratulations on your poetry being featured this week Joshua. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 4/16/2012 9:05:00 AM
    Beautiful piece made me really think.

  1. Date: 2/17/2012 11:38:00 AM
    Ahhhhh, a romantic through and through. Heart be still.

  1. Date: 2/13/2012 7:20:00 AM
    Congratulations on being featured by Poetry Soup this week...............S.Ronthorpe.

  1. Date: 2/13/2012 5:35:00 AM
    Congratulations on your poetry being featured this week Joshua. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 8/15/2011 8:36:00 AM
    Congratulations on your poetry being featured this week Joshua. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 6/3/2011 9:02:00 AM
    Exquisite Sijo, Josh. Congratulations on your Ist place win. So deserving. Always, Annalise

  1. Date: 6/1/2011 6:02:00 PM
    Joshua.!~ CONGRATULATIONS!! in Rick's contest:-) I'm glad you where among all his chosen winners. Keep posting your good poems,..p.d.

  1. Date: 6/1/2011 10:08:00 AM
    Many congrats Joshua on notching up top honours in ^Rick's contest with this beautiful imagery. Luv & best wishes - Hitendra Mehta

  1. Date: 6/1/2011 6:29:00 AM
    Congratulations on your well deserved win in ^Rick's Sijo contest joshua. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 5/31/2011 7:03:00 PM
    wow, you thought really outside the box and came up with a beauty of a sijo, Joshua, and stole Rick's heart! Congratulations to you!!

  1. Date: 5/31/2011 6:31:00 PM
    Congratulations on the first place win in the contest, Joshua

  1. Date: 5/31/2011 4:07:00 PM
    Thank you all for your wonderful comments

  1. Date: 5/31/2011 3:59:00 PM
    Wonderful poem....hooray for you, Joshua!! Number 1 indeed! Congratulations!!, .....Carrie

  1. Date: 5/31/2011 3:53:00 PM
    congrats Joshua on your first place win in Rick's contest with this awesome entry luv.. enjoy top billing...

  1. Date: 5/31/2011 3:04:00 PM
    Such a beauty........How ya think you did....SEE CONTEST WINNER PAGE...... CONGRATS TO YOU~ See Blog