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The Racoon and The Butterfly

I watched a raccoon on a warm, sunny evening 
as he lazily sit upon a branch high in the breeze; 
When all of a sudden a brilliant, bright butterfly 
gently landed just below him on a leaf.
The raccoon's eyes lit up with curiosity at the 
brilliance of it's colors, as it's wings slowed to
a soft flutter.
The raccoon reached out to touch the butterfly
and lightly it lifted it's self toward the sky. 
The raccoon reached for it once more with
his little hands eager to touched what his eyes 
adored. The butterfly would not come close enough
for the raccoon to touch and in puzzlement the raccoon
he did stare and watched the brilliant, bright butterfly
flutter in the air. The raccoon seemed to want a little 
friend as the butterfly landed and was now sitting on the
branch's bend.
The raccoon longed to see the butterfly up close and to
touch it's colorful wings it adored. The raccoon stretched
out it's little black hand once more.
To my amazement the butterfly landed in it's hand, this I
adored. As I watched, they stared at each other for what
seemed like hours; It was an amazing site to see natures
love and appreciation for one another. 
What a beautiful memory left on my heart of nature's love
and great spiritual power.

Copyright © | Year Posted 2016

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Date: 10/6/2016 3:14:00 PM
Lovely write! glad I found this today! I am one of God's nature children as well and I adore this write of your wonderful observation. There is great connection in the spirit...we just have to BELIEVE:)
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Sharon Gulley
Date: 10/20/2016 12:12:00 PM
Thank you, Chris for your sweet comment on this write. Yes, I myself am a child of nature and love every moment when in it. Sharon : )
Date: 9/7/2016 10:15:00 AM
“There is a pleasure in the pathless woods, There is a rapture on the lonely shore, There is society, where none intrudes, By the deep Sea, and music in its roar: I love not Man the less, but Nature more," Lord Byron. Love your poem:)
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Sharon Gulley
Date: 9/7/2016 12:04:00 PM
What a beautiful comment and share by Lord Byron, Daniel. It touched my heart and mind. Have an awesome week and weekend my pen friend. Sharon : ) Big hug.
Date: 8/4/2016 8:08:00 AM
God is all things, both large and small. Lovely read! Really brought me joy!
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Sharon Gulley
Date: 8/4/2016 8:21:00 AM
Thank you, I am glad you enjoyed this write. Sharon