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Oh the Wonder

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Oh the Wonder

I dreamt, I was a butterfly or was I, a butterfly dreaming
My wingspan was wider than all the other butterflies
Delighted I soared higher and faster
Swooping in and out of lush trees and white fences;
Until,
I found the perfect enchanted waterfall
It fell at least sixteen feet splashing on the satiny rocks below—
I sat fascinated 
Balanced on the petals of a fragrant, purple Lilac
the cool mist sprayed my brilliant pink and yellow wings;
This was such an enraptured place
it reminded me of my  far away Wales,
I was totally enthralled as I surveyed my surroundings
Pink and red roses; blue wisteria; white gardenias and jasmines
The aroma nearly overwhelmed me, deliciously intoxicating;
Why, I was so entranced that I nearly fell off the little blossom
That’s when I saw green frog sitting on one of the cool rocks by the stream
His eyes were closed but he was smiling with an occasional croak.
He was captivating to watch;
Perhaps, he was dreaming he was becoming a Prince
Could be as I recall dreaming I was a butterfly—

Oh! The wonder of it all!

   E. Pearl Anderson
   Daydreams and Dreams and Dreams
   July 15, 2011

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  1. Date: 6/11/2012 4:14:00 AM
    This is great... I really enjoyed it. Nice to get such a blessing in such a beautiful monday afternoon.

  1. Date: 11/1/2011 11:58:00 AM
    Wonderful idea! You've colored your dream beautifully. Congrats on the selection. Love, daver

  1. Date: 10/31/2011 12:50:00 PM
    Congratulations on your well deserving poetry being featured this week E. Pearl. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 7/18/2011 7:52:00 AM
    Congratulations E. on your win in the contest of Constance La France "Day Dreams and dreams and dreams" Love, Carol

  1. Date: 7/15/2011 8:21:00 PM
    This is beautiful. Many congrats on your super win, Lainie

  1. Date: 7/15/2011 6:46:00 PM
    wonderful...so happy to share the placement with you....CONGRATULATIONS! smile..*-* junjun

    Anderson Avatar E. Pearl Anderson
    Date: 7/15/2011 6:56:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you. Isn't this fun? God bless. Pearl
  1. Date: 7/15/2011 6:26:00 PM
    Congrats E. Pearl on your fantastic win in daydreaming contest with this dynamic delight in poetry luv.. enjoy...

    Anderson Avatar E. Pearl Anderson
    Date: 7/15/2011 6:57:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you. Did you become delirious with all the aromas of roses, jasmine and gardenias mixed? Fun!!
  1. Date: 7/15/2011 6:00:00 PM
    My congratulations on this win in the contest of constance, E.pearl

    Anderson Avatar E. Pearl Anderson
    Date: 7/15/2011 6:58:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    You are kind. Thank you. This seventy-plus gal is having a great time with poetry and watercolors. I appreciate you reading and commenting. Blessings, Pearl
  1. Date: 7/15/2011 2:54:00 PM
    LOL be carefull the world is VERY big! Light & Love

    Anderson Avatar E. Pearl Anderson
    Date: 7/15/2011 6:59:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Indeed it is -- one garden at a time, my friend; one at a time! Blessings, Pearl