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My Butterfly

A perfumed breeze with summer lavender Shapeless smoked clouds had come and gone Through verdant valleys I strolled along Honeycombed hues warmed the new dawn A golden butterfly glided in the distance I just stood still and watched his flight From one flower to another His flapped wings fluttered I could not let him out of my sight I wondered 'bout this blissful beauty. Towards the riverbank I watched him roam If I could only fly away with him to destinations always unknown Imagine what places he has been what many glories he has seen A perfect waterfall tumbling into a clear blue pond Wet dewdrops glimmering 'pon the grass as the sleepy sun starts to rise A doe with her fawn taking those fragile first steps bees buzzing by swarming back to their hive I watched in amazement in awe of his grace I floated along as he flittered away We hovered together through a path between twin lakes then and there I kissed him before he silently slipped away That's the last time I saw him cuz now stone towers have been built Nature's been destroyed and the butterflies have been laid to rest

Copyright © | Year Posted 2015




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Date: 3/7/2015 8:25:00 AM
Your Poem goes in the list of my favorite Poems. Thank you once again Tim. Ravindra K Kapoor
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Date: 3/7/2015 8:24:00 AM
I give you 10 out of 7. Reading this Poem was a sweet lovely journey on the wings of the Butterfly, while touching and feelings the ravishing beauty of Nature, which is at the verge of getting destroyed everywhere on Earth. Alas! if we can only make it slow, so that more Poems and Songs may be written to preserve in the sweet memories of trees and plants, lakes and forests, crops and harvests in constant destruction. Thank you Tim for this beautiful read dear friend. Love & Best wishes....Ravindra K Kapoor
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Date: 3/2/2015 4:37:00 PM
Hats! congrats! enjoyed frolicking with nature's gifts. So unfortunate such beauty some resist.
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Date: 2/7/2015 9:23:00 AM
I enjoyed reading this one again.
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Date: 1/31/2015 9:34:00 PM
Nice! And congrats on poem of the day!!
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Date: 1/26/2015 7:44:00 AM
Well done, congrats on POTD
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Date: 1/26/2015 6:24:00 AM
wow what a amazing read 7 rating and to be POTD too dee x x bless it be
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Date: 1/26/2015 4:43:00 AM
So by Isis, were they beheaded, were not playing with a full deck of pens and their footballs were under-inflated. Amazing what inspires us to write poems right or wrong and no matter what the conditions may be even if it is hard to see. Right? As my dog is trying to fetch a bone I found your poem to be quite fetching. Jim Horn
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Date: 1/26/2015 3:31:00 AM
bad! baggin' d «3 fever..o_O
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Date: 1/26/2015 1:43:00 AM
Pretty poem...about a beautiful thing...and heavy with with underlying metaphor
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Date: 1/25/2015 7:21:00 PM
Very beautiful. Congrats on your POTD!
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Date: 1/25/2015 4:37:00 PM
Congratulations on your fine write being chosen poem of the day!
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Date: 1/25/2015 3:31:00 PM
A serene lovely journey I traveled with your lovely butterfly. Congratulations on being honored with POTD!
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Date: 1/25/2015 2:59:00 PM
congrats on POTD:-) Hugs Jan x
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Date: 1/25/2015 1:14:00 PM
Beautiful... Congratulations on the POTD!
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Date: 1/25/2015 12:14:00 PM
Congrats on POTD.
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Date: 1/25/2015 11:58:00 AM
Wonderful write, congratulations on poem of the day. Blessings eve
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Date: 1/25/2015 7:53:00 AM
Splendid walk through nature - totally enjoyed ... even with the sad ending. Thanks and congrats on POTD!!
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Date: 1/25/2015 6:56:00 AM
- Nature life, touching and beautiful - Congratulations on the highest rated poem of the day ! - // Anne-Lise :)
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Date: 1/25/2015 3:51:00 AM
Beautiful, shining imagery becoming dimmed by the sorrow of death...enjoyed every line. Congrats on being chosen TPOD! Hugs, Rhonda
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Date: 1/25/2015 1:10:00 AM
Lovely piece...Congrats on this being POTD.
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Date: 1/24/2015 9:18:00 AM
From "A perfumed breeze" to " now stone towers have been built Nature's been destroyed and the butterflies have been laid to rest"- we need a resurrection of butterflies.
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Date: 1/24/2015 7:17:00 AM
Cupid, your writing is so beautiful, I was with you . . . with every flutter of your butterflies wings, nature is being destroyed all around us but nature sometimes finds a way, I see myself as a butterfly drifting through the tangles of life and thank you so much for visiting my poetry, I truly appreciate it ~~
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Date: 1/23/2015 3:44:00 PM
One golden butterfly still flutters on my windowsill.He must have made it through all the destruction. : )
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Date: 1/23/2015 4:15:00 PM
He is one lucky butterfly : )
Date: 1/23/2015 2:58:00 PM
Beautiful but sad... modernisation has destroyed nature... #7 best wishes... nad!
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