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To the West

I miss those thrilling butterflies flapping wings against my chest,
but they've joined my setting heart on its journey to the west.

For Susan's single rhyming couplet contest

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  1. Date: 6/15/2013 5:35:00 PM
    super poem super win. *love ~SKAT

  1. Date: 6/14/2013 7:33:00 AM
    this one is delightful...congrats on your win..

  1. Date: 6/14/2013 4:37:00 AM
    Beautiful. Congratulations. Rick

  1. Date: 6/13/2013 8:11:00 PM
    : ) Congratulations, Heather! This is lovely!

  1. Date: 6/13/2013 7:40:00 PM
    Well done Heather, I enjoyed your couplet.

  1. Date: 6/13/2013 4:58:00 PM
    Heather congratulations on your win. A lovely couplet. Warm Smiles, Connie

  1. Date: 6/13/2013 4:53:00 PM
    Wow Heather...I see several interpretations here...Perfect meter and rhythm in this gem of a couplet...Congratulations! - Tim

  1. Date: 6/13/2013 4:04:00 PM
    Heather it is good to see you on the winners' list. Yes, I sure remember this one! Congratulations.

  1. Date: 6/13/2013 4:01:00 PM
    Very clever write. And meaningful. congrats. BG

  1. Date: 6/13/2013 1:31:00 AM
    This was succinct and divine.

  1. Date: 6/11/2013 6:10:00 PM
    superb I love it gl Shadow x

  1. Date: 6/10/2013 6:20:00 AM
    I agree with Andrea. It's one of the best I've seen. Nicely done!

  1. Date: 6/8/2013 6:39:00 PM
    Oh, yes! I see the different meanings too. How charming! Very picturesque too I must say.

  1. Date: 6/7/2013 2:39:00 PM
    I think this one is so symbolic but it can have different meanings. Or not! Let me know how you meant it!

  1. Date: 6/7/2013 2:39:00 PM
    btw, one of the prettiest couplets I have seen in this contest.

  1. Date: 6/7/2013 10:41:00 AM
    Beautiful! Being from the East Coast (Jersey) and moving to Northern Cali just over a year ago, I can certainly say the journey was/still is quite thrilling.

  1. Date: 6/7/2013 9:21:00 AM