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Summer Butterfly


Summer butterfly
vibrant wings brighten long days
heat from your passion
cocooned 'til our love flies free
as we dream of sweet nectar


By Rhonda Johnson-Saunders
for Let's Pass a Tanka Love Note contest (Rick Parise) 

Copyright © Rhonda Johnson-Saunders | Year Posted 2012

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Where now a Butterfly Sits

In innocent lie
Amidst the lightening dew
Poppies in mourning
She unknown, taken at will
Where now a butterfly sits










http://www.thehighlanderspoems.com/loss-6.php

Copyright © James Fraser | Year Posted 2011

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To Constance--broken wings

Constance
a fine but sad poet
her poems run deep
into love paradisial
or fraught with thorns

Copyright © Thomas Martin | Year Posted 2015

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Broken Butterfly

Life from a cocoon
This butterfly emerges 
A fragile beauty
With a pair of graceful wings
Yet her flight conceals a bruise

Edward J. Ebbs - January 31, 2015

Copyright © Edward Ebbs | Year Posted 2015

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A Butterfly

a butterfly alights momentarily beauty limited to five short lines preserved forevermore Written Aug. 6, 2015 by Andrea Dietrich for The Limits Poetry Contest of Chase Trev (pardon the rewrite of the haiku that was here earlier today. Maybe this tanka form better portrays what I am trying to convey)i

Copyright © Andrea Dietrich | Year Posted 2015

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Where now a Butterfly Sits

In innocent lie Amidst the lightening dew Poppies in mourning She unknown, taken at will Where now a butterfly sits .

Copyright © James Fraser | Year Posted 2014

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Kiss Upon The Nose

                                                   Kiss Upon The Nose

                                                 heaven fragrance temp
                                              fields of honeysuckle dance
                                                   emerges  unfurling
                                               gentle kiss upon the nose
                                                manifest joy, and color


© Eve Roper 3/29/2015

Copyright © Eve Roper | Year Posted 2015

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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 | Year Posted 2012

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WILD BUTTERFLY



butterfly swoops low

  landing on my watchful gaze

      red in nightfall's float

      ...I wing my last moonlight dream

         but then it flies in a rush




Tanka Written With Decent Pivot Contest
Sponsor: Chris D Aechtner
by: nette onclaud

Copyright © nette onclaud | Year Posted 2012

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Winged Wonder

radiant spectrum what is this flying wonder attention captured a chrysalis yesterday now winged creature emerges “my pollen’s sweetest,” petunia attempts to lure throughout the garden blossoms seek her brief visits the butterfly flutters by to her fans, she bows bestows butterfly kisses captivating all beauty flies, accepts applause enjoying admiration
*Written May 19, 2014

Copyright © Carolyn Devonshire | Year Posted 2014

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Butterfly blooms

 Trees begin to bloom
as the icy hands of
winter melt away
a butterfly
floats on the wings
of rebirth

Copyright © Joseph May | Year Posted 2012

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Tanka 3 About Crimea,Continents,and Butterflies

last flutter of wings
'neath a circle of twelve stars
as sanctions persist
bald eagle feeds on monarchs
to poke blood thirsty snow bear

Copyright © Charmaine Chircop | Year Posted 2014

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Smell Summer

Colourful garden Herbaceous border delights Flowers ripple, breeze Fluttering colourful flash Settled on Buddleia. Soft gentle rainfall Shelter taken under leaf Out of human sight Herbaceous perfume pervades Solitary walk.

Copyright © Delice Arleen Skelly | Year Posted 2015

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Butterfly Wings


tropical night sways
as we glide under starlight
butterfly wings land
on my bare shoulder disguised
as his soft familiar touch

Copyright © Rhonda Johnson-Saunders | Year Posted 2012

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Summer Butterfly


is there a reason your tiny wings flutter by in eager pursuit tasting here and tasting there like a sprite in summer's dream

Copyright © Barbara Gorelick | Year Posted 2012

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A Butterfly on a Plastic Rose







A butterfly on a plastic rose... how long does it take to know all that is fake Published in A Hundred Gourds kash poet (kashinath karmakar)

Copyright © kash poet | Year Posted 2015

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Butterfly Afternoon

butterfly afternoon
 reeling around the garden
you and I
tipsy on fermented melons
weaving threads of gold

Copyright © Thomas Martin | Year Posted 2015

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Beautiful Spring Days

~Beautiful Spring Days~ (Triple Tanka) Spring is beautiful Trees happily come alive Flowers again bloom Butterfly hummingbirds fly Spring is a sight to behold Springtime's beautiful It's a time to look forward Nature's renewal With new hopes and lots of dreams Springtime's a lovely season The skies seem bluer Days now are more beautiful Your face only glows With happiness in the sun And in your eyes just joy shows. Dorian Petersen Potter aka ladydp2000 copyright@2015
January.09.2016

Copyright © Dorian Petersen Potter | Year Posted 2016

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Moonstruck Butterfly

The moon shines brightly,
Gleaming on the still water.
A butterfly comes,
Kissing the mirrored moonlight
Before taking flight skyward.

Copyright © Tara Andre | Year Posted 2012

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Too Late

too late--
watching the bees and butterflies
slowly vanish 
day by day into an autumn
of spinning leaves and colors

Copyright © Thomas Martin | Year Posted 2015

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Spring Days

~Spring Days~ (Double Tanka) Spring is beautiful Trees happily come alive Flowers again bloom Butterfly, hummingbirds fly Spring is a sight to behold The skies seem bluer Days now are more beautiful Your face only glows With happiness in the sun And in your eyes just joy shows. Dorian Petersen Potter aka ladydp2000 copyright@2015
December.17.2015

Copyright © Dorian Petersen Potter | Year Posted 2015

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Monarch Butterfly


Orange and Black wings
Spreaded by the elegant
Monarch butterfly 
Seen in an afternoon walk
After a showery day








Nayda Ivette
12-28-2015

Copyright © Nayda Ivette Negron | Year Posted 2015

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Butterfly Heaven

Flying up so high Beaming with a life so proud Breathtaking colors After reaching the bright stars She falls like a streak, down…down The life so fragile Lost in the suffocating air She lost the battle And fell, day’s worth of climbing Gone within a moment’s time… To butterfly heaven
Russell Sivey

Copyright © Russell Sivey | Year Posted 2012

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Butterfly Joy

Summer laden sky
First leaves show on silent trees
Music is everywhere

Butterflies in colours circles
Enjoy their dance across flowers

Copyright © Gert W. Knop | Year Posted 2010