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Butterfly Poems | Examples of Butterfly Poetry

Butterfly Poems. Below are examples of poems about butterflies. This list of butterfly poems is composed of the works of modern international poet members of PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, famous, and modern examples of butterfly poetry. This list of works about butterfly is an excellent resource for examples on how to write butterfly poems.

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List of Butterfly Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
Premium Member Poem Snag A Tango Hummingbird Mint Bush Caren Krutsinger Rhyme butterfly, garden,
To Butterfly Muzahidul Reza Haiku beauty, butterfly, color,
Premium Member Poem haiku 10 15 2018 Kim Rodrigues Haiku art, autumn, beautiful, butterfly,
Bullet With Butterfly Wings Axl A. Free verse butterfly, poems, poetry, poets,
A Silhouette of Excellence Mark Morris Blank verse butterfly, angel, appreciation, art, beautiful,
LOOK AROUND AND SEE Adetunji Olanrewaju ABC butterfly, africa, anti bullying, april,
Origami Monogatari Muhammed Yubel Alliteration appreciation, beauty, butterfly, celebration,
Discover Christopher Flaherty Free verse butterfly,
Difficult roads lead to beautiful destinations Lori McCray ABC adventure, butterfly,
Premium Member Poem BUTTERFLY Line Gauthier Senryu butterfly, freedom, heart, hope,

48 Awesome street
by SillyToy Boys
1,2,3, My name is Mr.G

Would you like my awesome Tea 

Please no Mr.G it smells like pee pee 

And makes me feel silly 

Don’t worry...

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Vogon | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: butterfly, 10th grade, africa, arabic,

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Lonely Monarch
by ilene bauer
I opened the car door 
And into my face
A butterfly flew.
(I got into its space.)

It fluttered around me
And then it alit 
On the driver's side...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: butterfly,

WHAT OTHER REASON
by Jim Yerman
Was she mistaken for a flower…
a daffodil…a rose?
What other reason would a butterfly have
to land upon her nose? 
...

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Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: butterfly,

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Monarch Butterflies September Transients
by Maurice Rigoler


They arrive every September
with an expected predictability 
as certain as each new dawn. 

appearing quietly, like exotic ships
on night winds from some fabled land, 
wing-sails...

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Light Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: butterfly,

The Novel
by M. L. Kiser
Secure in cocoon,
Caterpillar will transform;
Beautiful butterfly’s born.
Winging away her
Life journey begins her book;
Life’s book contains all of life;
God’s greatest novel;
It leaves out nothing, no one;
Try...

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Choka | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: animal, appreciation, butterfly, earth,

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No More Butterflies
by Brenda Chiri
Use to think I liked me better with you
But of late those words don't hold true

When butterflies have all gone
No beauty or magic in each...

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Couplet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: betrayal, butterfly, character, farewell,

Love is as close as you choose it to be
by David Smith
In the beginning there was Love,
And when it comes to the end Love will be there
In all its glory, with forgiveness by its side.
And Hate...

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Romanticism | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: butterfly, appreciation, beauty, bible, blessing,

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A Garden Green
by Eve Roper
In a garden green fashion for a queen, 
spend hours in repose with sweet quiet sound 
blessed by time, forbearance, and nature's ground 
which none...

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Enclosed Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: butterfly, garden,

Calsgoo
by Deborah Johnson
Calsgoo copyright (2010) By Deborah Johnson

Abstract reasoning, may be incomprehensible or absurd;
to think without a touch, who would have the nerves?

Foreshadowing implications; suggests, antagonistic energy,...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: absence, america, butterfly, trust,

Phantom Pains
by Brianna Hobson
She felt a kick
Two legs and half a fist

They warned her 
that it might 
lay eggs inside her

But she thought it looked
far too sweet 
not...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: abortion, butterfly, insect, my

Your Image
by Dawa Zangpo
Your image is the most charming moon,
Dancing till I get smile on my face,
Thousand lights that ignites my loneliness,
The only thing I watch every time....

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: blessing, boyfriend, butterfly, character,

Friends
by Leo Mbalamana
My friend Monique
She’s beautiful and antique 
With a small, sexy physique 
You are truly mystique 
Her best friend is Angelique 
How beautiful are they? 
Let’s...

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Personification | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: age, best friend, butterfly,

Captcha HKV
by Wendy Watson

         Birdwing butterflies in flight

            ...

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Haiku | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: beauty, butterfly, happiness,

I CAN'T PRETEND
by barbara green
I CAN'T PRETEND


I CAN'T PRETEND, YOU ARE IN THE BACK OF MY MIND
I AM TIRED OF FIGHTING TO PUT YOU IN THE BACK OF MY
MIND.

I...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: butterfly, celebration, desire, destiny,

following the butterfly
by Phyllis Hilenski
following the butterfly

the process is mystifying
magical and very unique 
from a crawly worm 
to becoming magnifique 

it’s alot like the process 
from a vision without...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: animal, butterfly, inspirational, meaningful,

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''The Butterfly in Me''
by Dear Heart a.k.a. Broken Wings
The day I found the butterfly in me,
I was changed forever to delighted.
  I found dancing and I could soar carefree,
   ...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: butterfly, dance,

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Against the Sky
by John Gondolf
Against the azure sky so bright
   she flutters by,
      with grace on high
   in ever random...

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Enclosed Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: butterfly, daughter, growing up,

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Caterpillars Become Butterflies
by Jesse Rowe
They said that she was ugly, fat, and shy.
She went her way to shameful words and sneers.
Ignored or worse by those who passed her by,
She'd...

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Sonnet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: butterfly,

Birth
by cortney bartholomew
Am i forfitting the chance when i can see that you're strong,
That if you were to be left on your own you already know you're...

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Light Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: birth, butterfly, change,

Belly
by Brianna Hobson
Hopeless butterflies,
there's a fluttering inside
Cut myself open 
...

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Haiku | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: butterfly, crush, emotions, horror,