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Best Butterfly Poems

Below are the all-time best Butterfly poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of butterfly poems written by PoetrySoup members


Premium Member HELLO BUTTERFLY


hello                      hello
butterfly  ...

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Categories: butterfly, beautiful, color, imagery, insect, nature, summer,
Form: Concrete



BUTTERFLY KISS
*BUTTERFLY KISS*

I'm still alive and I don't know why?
My heart survived falling from the butterfly sky

Caught by the hands of destiny
With visions only I can...

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Categories: butterfly, fantasy, heart, hope, imagination, longing,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member On the Wings of a Butterfly- Collab with my sister Cecilia Crasto

POTD 10th May 2018

A dedication to our departed Mum, Anne Forbes.
 And to all the dearly departed Mums who celebrate Mother’s day on the second...

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Categories: butterfly, dedication, mother,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Butterfly
Enroling  you a worm (cumbersome and)
hairy, you- scimitar of leaves
Knows the pain ,writhing pupae
Abandoned and convicted
Constricted hanging straightjacket
Squirming like a jackrabbit
Gagged nocturnally - ...

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Categories: angel, beauty, butterfly,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Butterfly Nebula
What yonder lies in distant sky,
and looks like lovely butterfly?
A cloud of gas that iodized
whose blazing beauty mesmerized.

Throughout the universe serene,
in Scorpius she can be...

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Categories: butterfly, beauty, nature, sky, stars,
Form: Rhyme



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...

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Categories: butterfly, lost love,
Form: Free verse
A Long Loud Sigh
genius?
sometimes you are in its minimal spotted light...sometimes!
other times you just know you've been touched and you freeze,
moved but frozen...like a stranger it moves in,...

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Categories: butterfly, introspection, drug,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Waterfall Wishes on Stars with no Swings
Waterfall wishes on stars with no swings
I’m sending to you on butterfly wings.
Pennies are wasted on a wishing well.
Pennies instead for sweet thoughts that you...

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Categories: butterfly, dream, love,
Form: Quatern
Premium Member Snowflake
A fragile winter butterfly
Flutters from the sky
So soft and yet her heart
Is cold and made of ice
But if I warm it
She will melt and die

...

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Categories: butterfly, nature,
Form: Personification
Premium Member MY GARDEN
My garden is such a colourful sight,
with pretty roses and scented sweet peas.
An abundance of blooms, what pure delight!

Beautiful butterflies gently alight
on flowers dancing on...

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Categories: beauty, butterfly, flower, garden, nature, senses,
Form: Villanelle
Premium Member The day I became a poet
I remember the day I became a poet.

In the magnificence of the submerging sun,
I glanced upon her admiring its majesty.
Amidst hues of clementine and lilac,
her...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: butterfly, love, romance,
Form: Romanticism
Premium Member Hero
In a world where hearts ignore compassionate cries.
Acts of kindness become rare, so empathy dies.

As human nature loses the skill to listen,
his mission is to...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: butterfly, inspiration, love,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Pathway to love
As I sit watching fusions of saffron and scarlet hues 
elegantly charm the horizons.
Silently, fluffy lush clouds float by
like a magnetic field drawing me closer,
in...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: butterfly, longing, love, , Lullaby,
Form: Prose
Premium Member Immortal poetic lyrics
Pondering prophetic legacies of timeless lovers,
my heart yearned for a province lavished with perennial passion.
Searching for an enchanted perfect petal,
I wandered within the flower garden...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: butterfly, analogy, love, romance,
Form: Free verse
She gathered roses
~
She gathered roses,
one at a time,
choosing carefully,
for you see, they were her healing

A light breeze tickled her hair
as a brief smile curved upon her soft...

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Categories: butterfly, flower, for her,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Old Oak Tree

         Oh I am but a simple leaf
         withering...

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Categories: butterfly, autumn, life, spring, summer,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Oh, Heavenly Night
That night we kissed, my heart became a butterfly.
It sprouted wings and danced across the velvet sky,
then leapt across the multitude of stars there strewn
along...

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Categories: butterfly, heart, night,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member Innocence lost
In the midst of midnight dreams,
like a whisper, soft and subtle,
her soul floated like a butterfly.

Reaching the province of Paphian passion,
portraying Aphrodite's desire for Adonis,
solitude...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: butterfly, passion,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member - A One Way Ticket -


Hills come alive with sweet sounds of birds whistling tunes
Filled with harmonious peace, you sail within time
Gentle whispering winds through branches of trees call

When you...

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Categories: butterfly, beauty, deep, journey, life, universe,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member When We Were Royals
Leaning against the warmth of old oak, 

I recall your sun burnt skin that summer.

As I let my fingers linger on the side of the...

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Categories: butterfly, nostalgia,
Form: Free verse
On My Mother Passing

ON MY MOTHER’S PASSING

i wanted to keep my mother physically with me
but it would be like trying to hold the sun
like in life she still...

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Categories: butterfly, cheer up, mother, mother son,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Bluewing Falling

Her magic is drawn 
from an ocean's 
million hues 
reflecting 
boundless skies

slain by her trembling perfection 
you grab hold of her 
to save yourself 
...

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Categories: beauty, butterfly, sad love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member TO THE FLOWER
TO THE FLOWER

Your scent beckoned my weeping heart to painless flight;
amidst a garden where God dusts His pretty love.

Spring tints are pure and fragrant, free...

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Categories: butterfly, beauty, environment, flower, imagery, nature,
Form: Free verse
Among Butterflies Sought

Is
This
Nature's Glory
As a quarry?
Alone and at peace
A life, a new lease
I pull up a piece of land
Take a little time to mend
This rainforest trembles
An open...

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Categories: betrayal, butterfly, conflict, dark, nature,
Form: Concrete
Premium Member Mohammed Ali
Mohammed Ali

Cassius Clay

The Legend

He was not a humble man
Everything he did, was big and grand
He taunted and barbed with poetic flair
His opponents he angered
Entertainment in...

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Categories: butterfly, beauty, bible, character, christian, death,
Form: Free verse