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Thirteen

Merle  Manu Avatar Merle  Manu - Premium MemberPremium Member Send Soup Mail  Block poet from commenting on your poetry

Below is the poem entitled Thirteen which was written by poet Merle Manu. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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Thirteen

An unexpected 
boutonniere, a butterfly, 
perches 

on her fathers
fluttering her eyelashes,
flirting, just a little and

she launches, then
ascends into flight,

Becomes a boutonniere,
Landing on the same shirt 
pocket, same checked shirt,

Thus becoming
a kerchief

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  1. Date: 7/19/2013 10:11:00 AM
    This was enjoyable. There was a sense of playfulness written here. I liked!

    Manu Avatar Merle Manu
    Date: 10/8/2013 9:39:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    thank you!
  1. Date: 6/23/2013 10:14:00 PM
    I like this one. Good poem

    Manu Avatar Merle Manu
    Date: 10/8/2013 9:39:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    thanks very much! It was fun to write :)