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The Lovely Butterfly

The lovely butterfly; exquisite small body and colourful wings An insect of angelic nature, which the summer brings. To the landscape it provides its majestic presence Many leaves it visits, and there often clings. He sees that butterfly, on that leaf It sits for a moment, its stay but brief. Purpose to him, quite unknown A giver, a taker, perhaps a thief? Curiosity makes him examine the leaves White specks is what he perceives. He first wonders what those might be Then concludes the inevitable, which he believes. Days later, leaves of that plant in a terrible state The culprits two caterpillars, which evidence would indicate. And as he curses in anger, he creates his plan With revenge on his mind, clear now, the insects’ fate.

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Date: 2/16/2022 11:46:00 AM
Oh, the beauty of the butterflies! I remember a happy time of planting a 'butterfly garden' with my children. The butterflies came, and we were thrilled! Then the day came when we saw the leaves of our plants disappearing in gaping growing holes, and the leaves were swaying! We went to inspect, and the children screamed as we saw thousands of caterpillars eating those leaves to the veins! It was terrible, lol, the butterfly garden became a caterpillar plague! We know your pain!
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George Yiorgos Stathakis
Date: 2/17/2022 4:41:00 PM
And those that have not experienced, might not understand. LOL Thank you BJ.
Date: 1/21/2022 11:02:00 PM
Beautiful rhyme on butterfly. Congratulations!
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George Yiorgos Stathakis
Date: 1/22/2022 11:18:00 AM
Thank you Alex.