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The Butterfly Flutters By

The Butterfly Flutters By
On a steamy, sun-drenched, summer Sunday, tree leaves delightfully dancing to the tune of a warm, welcoming, wandering breeze blowing, metamorphosis now complete, no memory of being yesterday’s creeping caterpillar, the butterfly flutters by.
Blatantly, brazenly, boastfully, showing off beautiful, brilliant, blue-black and brown wings, gracefully gliding through a breathtaking, glorious garden, the butterfly shyly pitches from blushing, boldly-colored, buds to fragrant flowers, cunningly outmaneuvering a competing, hovering hummingbird.
Slyly snatching a satisfying taste of tantalizing, syrupy sweet nectar from attention-craving, Golden Flame Honeysuckle vines, the butterfly flutters by cheerfully and completely satiated - perhaps, already dreaming about tomorrow’s anticipated sugary feast!
05-25-2014 Contest: Highest Views (08-30-2015) Sponsor: Casarah Nance Placement: 10th Contest: My Last Contest (02-17-2015) Sponsor: Kelly Deschler Placement: 4th Contest: The Butterfly Flutters By (06-03-2014) Sponsor: Kelly Deschler Placement: 3rd

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Date: 2/8/2017 11:20:00 AM
Ditto to your other comments! Wow, wow, wow! If I could give it a 10 I would. It creates such a beautiful image to the reader.
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Pandita Sanchez
Date: 2/8/2017 11:29:00 AM
Hi Elizabeth, thank you, thank you so very much for your wonderful support for my work! I always appreciate getting such kind feedback. Warmest regards. Pandita
Date: 11/21/2015 3:39:00 AM
WOW!!!!!! Everybody reading this please give shout outs to Pandita Sanchez :) This piece is gold, your use of vocab is breathtaking and the narrative of the butterfly has beauty written all over it. Rated 7 from Quincy Mac
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Date: 2/8/2017 11:27:00 AM
Hi Quincy, I am so sorry I am just seeing your superlative compliments fand high score for the very first time. For a while I was not receiving any alerts so please forgive my late response. Thank you so very much as your visit is invaluable to me! Best regards. Pandita
Date: 9/7/2015 10:10:00 PM
Pandita.. A wonderful winning write, I salute you!
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Date: 9/1/2015 1:55:00 AM
Wonderful write and a superb win! Big congrats Pandita!
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Date: 9/1/2015 1:35:00 PM
Hi Dr. Sharma, thank you so much for taking the time to congratulate me!. And I am glad that you liked it! Take care. Pandita
Date: 7/26/2015 12:06:00 PM
So lovely, Pandita! The butterfly indeed is an excellent subject for poetry. You've also made an excellent job of it. hugs
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Date: 7/26/2015 9:14:00 PM
Awwww! Thanks for the visit Kim, and for the lovely compliments which are very much appreciated! Warmest regards. Pandita
Date: 6/9/2015 3:50:00 PM
Enjoyed this,Pandita!! Excellent imagery.
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Date: 6/10/2015 6:55:00 PM
Hi Thomas, thank you, thank you for your wonderful support for my work! I always appreciate getting such kind feedback. Warmest regards. Pandita
Date: 4/20/2015 8:41:00 AM
Great usage of alliteration and a very great poem.
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Date: 4/20/2015 11:20:00 AM
My dear friend, this piece remains one of my favorites and I am very glad that it appeals to you too! Thank you for the superlative compliments! Pandita
Date: 2/16/2015 1:17:00 AM
Pandita, Congratulations in Kelly D's contest. Always ~LINDA
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Date: 5/25/2015 1:34:00 AM
Hi Linda, I apologize about the belated "thank-you" as I didn't receive an alert! Please accept my humble appreciation! Pandita
Date: 2/15/2015 10:16:00 PM
Pandita, CONGRATS on your awesome placement ~ SKAT ~
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Date: 5/25/2015 1:33:00 AM
Hi SKAT A, I apologize about the belated "thank-you" as I didn't receive an alert! Please accept my humble appreciation! Pandita
Date: 2/11/2015 6:21:00 PM
Pandita, just BEAUTIFUL!! Congrats on a top win!!
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Date: 5/25/2015 1:32:00 AM
Hi Dave, I apologize about the belated "thank-you" as I didn't receive an alert! Please accept my humble appreciation! Pandita
Date: 2/7/2015 2:55:00 PM
such a beautiful write Pandita can't believe i missed it first time round:-( hugs jan xx
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Date: 2/7/2015 5:19:00 PM
Thank you so very much, Jan. I am glad you enjoyed this piece. One of the benefits of participating in this contest is that it gives one of my older pieces a second chance for viewing. Have a nice weekend! Pandita.
Date: 2/7/2015 2:38:00 PM
I vividly recall your beautiful entry from my "Butterfly Flutters By" contest. I enjoyed seeing it once again, Pandita. Congrats on the win and thank you for participating!
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Date: 2/7/2015 5:04:00 PM
Dear Kelly, it was a pleasure to participate in this contest and I thank you for honoring me with a second win! Warmest regards. Pandita
Date: 10/21/2014 2:04:00 PM
So beautiful, to watch the butterfly break out of its cocoon and the humbling birds flying around the flowers to drink the nectar. Love it :) eve
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Date: 10/21/2014 8:16:00 PM
Today I saw some beautiful colorful butterflies in my backyard and I was so in awe and I thought about this piece! I am so happy that you enjoyed it. Thanks, Eve for checking out my work! Best wishes. Pandita
Date: 9/20/2014 4:11:00 PM
This is beautifully written I'd love to be able to write happy beauty. L.k.n
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Pandita Sanchez
Date: 9/21/2014 1:30:00 PM
Hi L.K.N., thank you very much for selecting my poem to read and thank you for your kind compliments and support. I think that you are a great poetess skilled with your own wonderful repertoire of poetry which I most definitely enjoy and will continue to read. Thank you too for sharing your works! Pandita
Date: 8/29/2014 8:29:00 PM
oooooh what a great beauty - I am captivated by the imagery and the attention to details! Excellent write - on to my favorites it goes! Kika
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Date: 8/29/2014 10:00:00 PM
This is one of my favorites as well and I am very glad that it appeals to you too! Thank you, my friend! Pandita
Date: 8/4/2014 1:19:00 PM
No memory of yesterdays creeping.... This is the line that got me. there's no greater picture of life after death. this one made me think.
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Date: 8/4/2014 3:22:00 PM
TS, thank you for your very much for your thoughtful comments about this piece which mean a lot to me. Responses such as yours help to encourage and make me a better poet. Thanks for your kind support! Pandita.
Date: 8/2/2014 1:59:00 PM
Among my other butterfly poems are "Monarch Butterfly" and "Butterflies". The latter deals with my childhood fascination with butterflies. I have also written some haiku pieces on butterflies. Thanks for sharing your butterfly poem with us. Have a lovely day!
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Date: 8/2/2014 3:28:00 PM
John, I am so humbled and grateful for your wonderful compliments. Thank you for the kind encouragement and support which I so very much appreciate! And thank you for making my day smile! I will most certainly be checking out your butterfly pieces.Have a great weekend!
Date: 8/2/2014 1:54:00 PM
Pandita, You are a poet of class. This is a beautiful butterfly poem. I love butterflies. Recently, I posted "The Metamorphosis of A Butterfly" which, in a sense, is a prelude to your poem. It may seem too technical to some, but I think it is all part of the magic of Nature who is my first love. Keep Well!
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Date: 7/20/2014 6:46:00 PM
Yes, Pandita....magical....floated thru every line...geez....(Minnesota slang) ya really wrapped me up in this mesmerizing feast, Pandita! to mine faves....been gone all day in the backwater bluffs & marshes of the upper mississippi blufflands....eagles, barges and turkey vultures, oh my! Seeya 'round, buddy...jimbo
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Pandita Sanchez
Date: 7/20/2014 7:33:00 PM
Hi Jimbo, thank you so much for taking a look at this one which is one of my favorites:-). And I am glad that you liked it! Take care. Pandita
Date: 7/9/2014 11:08:00 AM
Pandita: You know how to make effective use of alliteration, and this poem is a prime example. You strike a nice balance in using alliteration, knowing when it isn't needed, as in "no memory of being yesterday's creeping caterpillar." You have every reason to be proud of this poem; it's an impressive, highly creative composition. Paul
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Date: 7/9/2014 2:04:00 PM
Hi Paul, thank you so very much for your thoughtful comments which mean a lot to me. Responses such as yours help to encourage and make me a better poet. Thanks for your kind support! Pandita.
Date: 7/9/2014 1:00:00 AM
Beautiful write, Pandita, and congratulations on a well-deserved win!
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Date: 7/9/2014 1:07:00 AM
Many thanks, Kika, for your wonderful compliments! I really appreciate them!
Date: 6/16/2014 5:08:00 AM
A nice poem on fluttering butterfly adorned beautifully. Lovely done and congrats. Loved always, bl
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Pandita Sanchez
Date: 6/16/2014 7:03:00 AM
Thank you, my friend. I appreciate you taking time to stop by and for the lovely compliments! Warm regards!
Date: 6/11/2014 3:28:00 AM
Very exquisite alliteration . Imagery flows, and kept rapt attention. And the image fades into the future. I loved this. In case you have not read my "alliteration for the planed" ? Please do me the honour and be a good critique as ever. Thanks for sharing Keep in touch
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Pandita Sanchez
Date: 6/11/2014 6:41:00 AM
Hi Sam, thank you so very much for your wonderful compliments. I am very glad that you enjoyed this poem and will certainly read your "alliteration for the planed." Thank you my friend and best wishes always!
Date: 6/9/2014 8:01:00 AM
i enjoy supporting all, that's all
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Date: 6/8/2014 8:34:00 PM
Pandita, Congratulations, in Kelly's Butterfly Fluttering By.. Sweet move... LINDA
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Pandita Sanchez
Date: 6/8/2014 10:50:00 PM
Linda, thank you so very much for your kind compliments and continued encouragement!
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