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Butterflies

It takes just one look
Just one blink
My stomach flutters
Butterflies flying all around
Making me look dumb.
But I don't care. 
You make me happy 
Oh so very happy 
How long will you stay?
Are you going to leave me?
Prepare me please.
Tell me before I come off my high
Before I start to fall
My butterflies will die...
The caterpillar will never hatch.
No new feelings.
My heart beating it's normal beat.
No fun in that...
I want the feeling I have now.
Please stay with me
And hatch the butterflies

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  1. Date: 11/27/2011 3:56:00 PM

    wowww!! beautiful

  1. Date: 11/26/2011 3:34:00 PM

    Brings back memories......... nice write

  1. Date: 11/25/2011 9:35:00 PM

    Liz, hi.. i have not felt them butterflies for a long time now...lol.. i think after i knew Nathan, was all mine.. i had nothing to impress no more... or should i say..i had nothing to worry about any more... enjoyed your butterfly poem,,, take care,..p.d.