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I am a butterfly

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I am a butterfly

I wish I can go back , to where it all began.
   I should have said something,  I should have taken a stand.
      I feel like a butterfly, but only in reverse...what I really am is LARVA, 
       the beginning the first.

My stories pretty simple, its not hard to define.  Somewhere at some, strange moment. I transitioned.
   & lost in  mind.
     I think I was falling IN LOVE, but didnt know, how to deal.

I disguised myself, like the wings of a butterfly, this became my shield.
   I felt like a PUPA,  not yet ready to open my wings....still growing and maturing , 
     still not knowing. Anything

If I was a butterfly kissed, I would tell myself this.
  There is no plan in life, we simply exist.
    We are all butterflys , Morphing everyday,  Finding our own stories, in very unique ways.

We cannot alter, what has already been, done
    We can only acknowledge,  & learn from our past, 
       and in the present, move on......

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  1. Date: 6/20/2013 7:25:00 PM
    Thanks so much linda, always appreciate your comments:)

  1. Date: 6/20/2013 12:14:00 PM
    Hi, Cherie, a nice message found in your butterfly poem... clever... luv~ LINDA

  1. Date: 6/19/2013 7:42:00 AM
    Great poem, Cherie "We cannot alter, what has already been, done We can only acknowledge, & learn from our past, and in the present, move on......" Wise words and so very true :)

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    Date: 6/19/2013 3:02:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Hi thanks so much gary, appreciare your comment, very much:)
  1. Date: 6/15/2013 5:39:00 PM
    M your 2 trini posse,,,, thankyou my friendxx bunny....:0)

  1. Date: 6/14/2013 5:26:00 PM
    Cherrybunny is on fire! Okay moment of truth: Awesome!

  1. Date: 6/14/2013 3:06:00 PM
    Thanks so much john, I love your poetry to.!!!!.thankyou for your lovely comment & feedback!!:0)

  1. Date: 6/14/2013 3:04:00 PM
    Appreciate your comment & kindness,,, anne thankyou:)

  1. Date: 6/14/2013 3:02:00 PM
    Thanks so much suz...appreciate your feedback ty:)

  1. Date: 6/14/2013 3:01:00 PM
    Greatly appreciate your comment drake...thankyou:0)

  1. Date: 6/14/2013 3:00:00 PM
    So thankful for your feedback shadow, appreciate it and nice seeing you:)

  1. Date: 6/14/2013 2:59:00 PM
    Many thanks ink:0).....always....appreciate it ty..

  1. Date: 6/14/2013 12:54:00 PM
    I Agree With The Lovely Ladies Below In That Yes, Butterfly Kisses Are Beautiful! Your Wonderful Painting Is As The Brushing Of Their Velvet Wings, Gentle And Soothing, Beautiful Cherie ~ Introspection Soul Searching Images In Picturesque Pleasing...If I Were A Butterfly This World A Cocoon, I Would Soar Unto The Stars It's Empty Shell Within My Wake. I Love Your Poetry And Shall Favour Your Splendours. Love, John

  1. Date: 6/14/2013 12:00:00 PM
    - This is a beautiful gem, Cherie!! - Good luck in the contest .... I think it's a winning poem - it deserves the first place! - oxox / / Anne-Lise :)

  1. Date: 6/14/2013 11:23:00 AM
    A beautiful morphng poem. It will be a it. SuZ

  1. Date: 6/14/2013 11:17:00 AM
    I couldn't agree more with this. Walks towards sunrises, embrace the sunsets. Very nicely done!

  1. Date: 6/14/2013 7:31:00 AM
    very wisely written, the sheer romanticism carries one. this should do very well in contest fine pen Shadow x

  1. Date: 6/14/2013 6:25:00 AM
    You hit home with this one. ...I sooo love this!!!!