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As the Butterflies

It flies with the grace of a running doe. I follow behind watching as it turns and dips then soars. It lands on the branch of a tree and slowly moves it's wings up then down... Up and then down... Suddenly in flight it travels high into the sky. It doesn't stay high very long, as if sensing it's audience is losing sight. Gradually it allows me to catch up and nearly touch it. The brilliant yellow of its wings seems like a dream. Nearly unnatural, it's beauty is breath taking. As its flight takes it to a stream and then across I can only watch. I watch as it seems to disappear in the distance. Was it even really there, or could I have simply imagined the beauty I long for?

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Date: 12/19/2015 9:14:00 AM
I enjoyed this winning piece!
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Scott Williams
Date: 12/20/2015 3:15:00 AM
Thank you, Richard.
Date: 12/18/2015 11:25:00 PM
Great take with this lovely poem Scott.. Congrats on big win!
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Scott Williams
Date: 12/19/2015 4:12:00 AM
Thank you so much.
Date: 12/18/2015 4:17:00 PM
Congrats on placing Scott.'
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Scott Williams
Date: 12/19/2015 4:13:00 AM
Thank you, Joe.
Date: 12/18/2015 1:56:00 AM
Scott, Congratulations on your wonderful butterfly win. Love LINDA
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Date: 12/18/2015 3:33:00 AM
Thanks a bunch Linda. I hope you have a super great Christmas and fantastically awesome New Year.
Date: 12/17/2015 7:42:00 PM
SCOTT, I'm impressed, I guess men can write about any given theme. Thank you for supporting my contest. It was a delight to host. I'm still smiling after reading and closing and posting my new blog. Congratulations on your AWESOME WIN... Stop by my latest Blog "I GUESS THEY CAN... HOW ABOUT IT LADIES???" help celebrate and tell me why you decided to join THIS contest. Looking forward in hearing from you. Love SKAT
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Date: 12/18/2015 3:37:00 AM
While there were far better than mine I was actually able to write about butterflies. See you force me to stretch myself in ways I never would have before. I thank you. Have a very merry Christmas.
Date: 12/5/2015 6:06:00 AM
Great write of a transient fleeting moment.
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Scott Williams
Date: 12/5/2015 6:54:00 AM
Thank you so much. I appreciate your feedback.