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Graceful Butterfly

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Graceful Butterfly


When the sunlight breaks upon her face Ascending like a lover’s eyes It listens to a gentle song With notes that run, in whispered breath A fleeting mood, that twirls aloft And circles in a morning breeze A mantra of incantation Stirring thoughts to meditation And rising lightly, against the dawn The lilting voice, which calls her name Sun whispers like a whippoorwill Her wings are leaves, that dance and sway Each move exhales, so crystal clear A bubbling brook, sweet, crisp, and pure She stands alone, this flower child She flies with grace, without fanfare But petal by petal, to grace them all So softly there, in whispered breath A timid soul, a quivering chord A sonnet of love, with languid words Color sparks, that kindles bright Of meadow larks, in spiral flight Wings made of silver, she flutters along With trilling grace that wraps around A wreath of mist lifts off the ground A rainbow in a morning song
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  1. Date: 5/12/2013 3:33:00 AM

    Beautiful as usual, Carrie. Congrats. Rick

  1. Date: 5/11/2013 10:30:00 PM

    CONGRATULATIONS CARRIE, thanks for the nice and lovely poem you entered in my "Heaven Sent / Grace" contest. Take care of yourself and enjoy the blessings of today and tomorrow. LUV*LINDA

  1. Date: 2/26/2013 6:19:00 PM

    nette sure had her own style! lovely tribute verse. Congrad's Light & Love

  1. Date: 2/21/2013 6:38:00 PM

    Awesome work, Carrie! Congratulations! Love, Annalise

  1. Date: 2/21/2013 5:03:00 PM

    Carrie, congratulations in Cyndi's contest for Nette, " Netted by WORDS: HER SILVERED, TENDER WEB" :-( sure missing her loveliness around here. XOX~ LINDA

  1. Date: 2/20/2013 11:12:00 AM

    Perfectly and beautifully done Carrie

  1. Date: 2/19/2013 11:00:00 PM

    Loved it, its 6 am should be asleep, but stopped to read all of Nette's tributes. ...Seren

  1. Date: 1/16/2013 9:32:00 AM

    this is wonderful Carrie,,,believe me,, your dedication matches 'nettes' poem to the word,, and yes the world is big enough for the both of you..amazing poetry....

  1. Date: 1/11/2013 4:17:00 PM

    Nette has talent I will never have...so tenderly and beautifully her words fall on the ear. I love to read them out loud. Yours here reads just as well and it floats down the page with ease...Enjoyed !!