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Butterfly dream




"I dreamt, I was a butterfly or was I, 
  a butterfly dreaming . . ."
But I was only the cocoon grub,
 attached to a ceiling,
So I hung there thoughts of enrapturing,
 fascinating, the meaning,
But I was still a sordid bug,
 unloved a heart for stealing,

Outside was a Billabong,   (Aussie water hole)
 enchanting was the feeling,
I jerked the zip and let me rip,
 away from the cocoon,
delightful slip an swerve,
 with constant wheeling
I had bloody wings an things,
 entrancing was the moon,
Don Johnson 8-july-11

Poet Destroyer ~ A
Contest Name	any old butterfly poem....

Copyright © | Year Posted 2011




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Date: 5/27/2014 10:00:00 PM
This is very nice Don. Congrats on your win :)
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Date: 10/21/2011 7:07:00 AM
Congratulations on your win in P.D.'s "any old butterfly poem" contest Don. Love, Carol
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Date: 10/15/2011 11:06:00 PM
Congratulations on your HM Don
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Date: 10/15/2011 8:33:00 PM
DON~, CONGRATULATIONS~ and thank you for your wonderful H.M.. in my butterfly contest,..p.d.
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Date: 10/16/2011 12:10:00 AM
thank you for the "hm" sure, of poetry so enlightening, language barrier sometimes more, but fun is still inviting...
Date: 10/15/2011 8:10:00 PM
Congrats DON on HM with awesome lines of butterfly poetry luv... super ...xoxo..
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Date: 7/8/2011 11:43:00 PM
captivating read, dear don! everyword hold great meaning... thanks for soupie mail; you so funny and real nice! :) huggs, nette
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Date: 7/8/2011 8:33:00 PM
Hey, don, did you know this poem of yours inspired a poetess to do a poem of her own and mention you as the inspiration? I can' t recall who she was right now. Possibly Doris? I see she commented below. Good luck in the contest!
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Date: 7/8/2011 6:00:00 AM
you have a vivid imagination....do you turn over a rock just to see what is under it?
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Date: 7/8/2011 5:37:00 AM
Great one..Enjoy your flight of fantasy into the life of a Butterfly or was it a Lunar Moth..One of your best..Deserves a place in my favorites..Thanks for stopping by and giving a kind review of my work..I don't think that I have the personality of a Aries woman but maybe I do..My husband chose me because he has to be the ruler of everything..Sara
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