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A Room Full of Butterflies

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A Room Full of Butterflies

Inspired by a Art gallery and a poem by Shelly.


A room full of  mottled multicolored butterflies
captured within a creative space
of artful design
to inspire and aspire
Flirt and flutter a delicate ballet
among the pot plants
A splash of color
an oasis
among a drab row of urban gray
The door is opened
and the butterflies are released to freedom
flying high above
lush green trees
in clear unblemished skies
floating like autumn fallen leaves
in a gentle breeze
painted Ladies
that rested on my heart for a while
and made it smile
bringing pleasure to my eye
A symbol of freedom and eternity
filling my dreams
with all the treasures of summer.




Peter Dome.copyright.2013. Sept.

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  1. Date: 12/18/2013 8:15:00 PM

    what's not to love about these lovely lines....thanks for the delight to my day, SuZ

  1. Date: 12/14/2013 2:24:00 PM

    Peter this is simply quite beautiful great pen ty for visiting my work Shadow x smile hug

    Dome Avatar Peter Dome Date: 12/14/2013 2:58:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you so much Shadow, your kind comments means so much to me.I love your work too. Seem to like the same things. The poem was inspired by a shop cafe art gallery in Nottingham with the same title. take care best wishes. Pete..
  1. Date: 12/13/2013 7:02:00 PM

    Beautiful..ahhhh.sigh..thanks....

    Dome Avatar Peter Dome Date: 12/13/2013 7:07:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you so much Donna. I really appreciate your kind comments.. love your work. keep it up. best wishes. Pete.
  1. Date: 10/10/2013 5:14:00 PM

    this is absolutely gorgeous. One of the best poems I read today. FAVED

    Dome Avatar Peter Dome Date: 10/11/2013 4:21:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Wow. You just made my day. Thank you so much. that's so kind. Hope your ok. take good care. Warm best wishes. Pete.
  1. Date: 9/9/2013 9:03:00 PM

    Nice prose Peter. Lyrical and well written. G.

    Dome Avatar Peter Dome Date: 9/10/2013 2:54:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you so much friend. So glad you enjoyed my poem.. Take care. Best wishes. Pete.