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Butterfly Land

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Butterfly Land

A gathering of winged beings soaring down Creating heavenly mists in swirls among the clouds Destined to hover just below A pinnacle of strangled hope Exhaling their exotic breaths of Himalayan glow Asphyxiating toxins found clinging to a soul Basking in tranquility they yeild to passion's will Drifting quietly to land upon a window sill Where endurance rests peacefully, unencumbered

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  1. Date: 1/22/2014 12:22:00 PM
    Written in a way to provoke greater longing for and appreciation of butterflies and the many metaphors of life they stimulate and evoke.

    Anglesey Avatar Karen Anglesey
    Date: 2/1/2014 11:12:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Mark, Thank you for commenting
  1. Date: 12/24/2013 2:36:00 PM
    To endure a complete metamorphosis must require an amazing degree of endurance; Karen this is a beautiful translation of the peace we can find in them :)

    Anglesey Avatar Karen Anglesey
    Date: 12/24/2013 2:51:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    F. J. thank you for the detailed comments. You interpreted this poem perfectly. Have a wonderful Christmas :)
  1. Date: 10/29/2013 1:11:00 PM
    karen I love butterfly oddesys...they are the purest symbol of complete change. Thanks for always SuZ

    Anglesey Avatar Karen Anglesey
    Date: 10/29/2013 1:49:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Suz, thank you for the perfect interpretation .. :)
  1. Date: 10/22/2013 5:12:00 PM
    beautiful verse, this, with an ethereal quality to it and good flow; I particularly like the closing line...thanks for stopping by with your inspiring comment :)

    Anglesey Avatar Karen Anglesey
    Date: 10/23/2013 10:03:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you for visiting and commenting
  1. Date: 10/13/2013 5:50:00 PM
    Butterflies are my most favourite of Nature's creatures! You have painted a beautiful picture here, Karen - thank you.

    Anglesey Avatar Karen Anglesey
    Date: 10/13/2013 5:56:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you and glad you enjoyed this one :)
  1. Date: 10/10/2013 6:24:00 PM
    they give us such beauty to write about and you captured the beauty in this one, food for thought me and my daughter were cleaning the kitchen one day and opened the doors and opened all the windows and in our back yard were just so many butterflies by some flowers and no where else just our yard it was so beautiful we had to just sit and watch, this poem reminded me of that day such bliss :), enjoyed this

    Anglesey Avatar Karen Anglesey
    Date: 10/10/2013 9:44:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you for sharing your beautiful experience.
  1. Date: 9/30/2013 5:21:00 PM
    This is a cute and creative poem. The imagery takes the reader on a journey with the butterfly. nice job

    Anglesey Avatar Karen Anglesey
    Date: 9/30/2013 5:37:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you for commenting. :)
  1. Date: 9/17/2013 10:38:00 PM
    Beautifully flowing words :)

    Anglesey Avatar Karen Anglesey
    Date: 9/18/2013 6:25:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Vandana, thank you very much :)
  1. Date: 9/15/2013 3:04:00 PM
    A very beautifully written poem, Karen! I just love the vivid imagery that you always put into your work! Fantastic poem!...Thank you for the kind comments. They mean so much to me! :)

    Anglesey Avatar Karen Anglesey
    Date: 9/16/2013 6:53:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Kelly, thank you for your lovely comments. Your work is lovely :)
  1. Date: 9/15/2013 1:56:00 PM
    Beautifully done and I softly exhale.

    Anglesey Avatar Karen Anglesey
    Date: 9/16/2013 6:53:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Mustapha,, thank you very much :)
  1. Date: 9/15/2013 1:21:00 PM
    I tell my 6 yr old grand daughter your title , she says ,, you have to read it to me. She says ,,,that's so pretty ;} I agree with her ;}

    Anglesey Avatar Karen Anglesey
    Date: 9/16/2013 6:52:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Debbie, so sweet of your granddaughter to appreciate butterflies... thank you so much for your lovely comment:)
  1. Date: 9/12/2013 8:07:00 PM
    Beautiful imagination! I enjoyed such stylish lines full of imagery and dreaminess. Always, Laura

    Anglesey Avatar Karen Anglesey
    Date: 9/12/2013 8:10:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you for sharing your perception...much appreciated :)
  1. Date: 9/12/2013 1:45:00 PM
    wow.. a stunning write Karen, thanks for sharing...Linda

    Anglesey Avatar Karen Anglesey
    Date: 9/12/2013 4:57:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Linda, thank you for commenting. :)
  1. Date: 9/9/2013 9:03:00 AM
    Immensely powerful poem! "A pinnacle of strangled hopes", damn.

    Anglesey Avatar Karen Anglesey
    Date: 9/10/2013 5:33:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you for the compliment :)
  1. Date: 9/8/2013 10:00:00 PM
    "You are the universe, expressing itself as a human for a little while." ~Eckhart Tolle or a butterfly~~~ ;)

    Anglesey Avatar Karen Anglesey
    Date: 9/9/2013 5:52:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    WOW... that is a one powerful and inspiring statement. I will be reading up more on Eckhart :)
  1. Date: 9/8/2013 7:15:00 PM
    Beautiful write. This reminds me of the butterfly's I see every year on the (Greg's Mist?) that grows in one my flower gardens. They swirl and flutter about and make life so wonderful. Thanks for the memory and the poem. ~Kilmer~ PS - I wish I could spell "Asphyxiating"! :)

    Kilmer Avatar Stephen Kilmer
    Date: 9/8/2013 8:41:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    If I am not mistaken they attract Admiral butterfly's and Monarchs. The Admiral's look like Monarchs but are much smaller. cheers
    Anglesey Avatar Karen Anglesey
    Date: 9/8/2013 7:56:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Kilmer, thank you for sharing such charming comments. I googled those Greggs Mist flowers and they would be lovely in a garden with butterflies :).
  1. Date: 9/8/2013 6:24:00 PM
    A fascinating tale of butterflies! Thank you so much for reading my verses. Light & Love

    Anglesey Avatar Karen Anglesey
    Date: 9/8/2013 7:06:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Debbie, thanks! I appreciate your comments :)
  1. Date: 9/8/2013 6:12:00 PM
    beautiful write Karen...

    Anglesey Avatar Karen Anglesey
    Date: 9/8/2013 7:05:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Joseph, thank you for such a nice comment :)
  1. Date: 9/8/2013 4:44:00 PM
    Beautifully crafted poem, loved it Peter

    Anglesey Avatar Karen Anglesey
    Date: 9/8/2013 4:51:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Peter, thank you for the lovely comment.. :)