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The Flight of the Butterfly for John

Floating in the air
Wavering in the breeze
Butterflies,
land with ease
(in my stomach as I read)....

Such passion,
such beauty
In the summer air
It's all around me
(when you are near ~so on I read)....

distinguishing you
and oh, my heart skips
to the tune
so much different
(with admiration I find
the butterflies.... the beauty) deep inside.....

Velvet, satin,
plain or platinum
Touching the degree
in which you speak to me
(where once upon I time,.... were butterflies).....

Yet I am still a worm,
trying so hard to be
beautiful in your sight
I crawl so willingly
(Yet beauty in distinction)

Free and falling

from the midnight air

into the great unknown

of the atmosphere ~
        the flight (metamorphosis) of the butterfly ~

Note: Thanks John, :)                 March 29th 2011

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  1. Date: 3/9/2011 4:20:00 AM

    Congratulations on your poetry making it through round one of PoetrySoup's contest. The best to you in the finals Cindy. Love Carol

  1. Date: 3/7/2011 9:17:00 PM

    awesome poem! -Nicole

  1. Date: 3/7/2011 3:14:00 PM

    Congratulations..Sara

  1. Date: 12/16/2010 1:52:00 AM

    great piece! congrats on having your wonderful piece being featured this week, hope you have many more interesting features. keep you pen writing. great you! Love always, Adeleke

  1. Date: 12/14/2010 7:49:00 AM

    Congrats on your feature... beautiful write! Lay

  1. Date: 12/14/2010 3:41:00 AM

    Congratulations on your poetry being featured this week on PoetrySoup Cindy. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 10/1/2010 11:39:00 AM

    Ps. Smile ~ Just another one for the faves of "Your Beauties" to be forever kept amid, "The Lovely Butterfly" section; bye again!:) ~

  1. Date: 10/1/2010 11:35:00 AM

    Smile ~ "Ahhh, This Is Sooo Sweeet; Sooo Delicate & Tender; Soft, As 'Your Beautiful Heart & Soul' Is 'Dear, Beautiful Lucinda Price!!!'" ~ I hope that "Your Beauty" is doing wonderfully this day &, "Thank You" for "Your Treasures" lovely & kind coms for, to be brushed by "Your Sweetened Butterfly Wings" is joyous, to say the absolute least ~ "BEAUTIFUL" ~ "My LoveYouAlways, 'LucindaJohn!!!'" ~ Smile, "Have A Very Blessed & Beautiful Day 'Dear, Beautiful Lucinda Price;'" Bye!:)

  1. Date: 10/1/2010 6:08:00 AM

    What an excellent write enjoyed reading Cindy. Have a wonderful day. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 9/30/2010 11:26:00 AM

    Yes! Time is fleeting. Love is fleeting. The beauty with the mystic unknown. I like this poem mucho. Dave

  1. Date: 9/30/2010 10:08:00 AM

    An amazing enjoyable write with an intellectual touch to express, Cindy

  1. Date: 9/30/2010 9:59:00 AM

    beautiful write...describes the process with grace.