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I am the butterfly

Updated on July 3, 2013


How many times in the past few years

Have you overcome

Have you changed

A blue-orange butterfly with delicate wings

Vivid color abounds, in your heart beauty sings

@.--->--->--------

You began pure with no cares in the world

Changing and evolving, your power unfurled

Now you stand brightly, a luminous globe

Blinking magically, nightly your stories unfold

@>--->--->----

On a high precipice you almost lost your grip

Yet your faith and perseverance kept you alive you never quit

Your shining example gives me pride in who you are

Now your wings abound and you fly towards the stars


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      Rosemary Amrhein 21 months ago from Boston, MA

      Thank you W.K. Hayes

      I have now published a book called "I Am The Butterfly"

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      Rosemary Amrhein 4 years ago from Boston, MA

      Hi Rolly, thanks a bunch, for your compliments, I appreciate it!

      :)

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      Rolly A Chabot 4 years ago from Alberta Canada

      Hi Blondey ... new to your page and enjoyed this. The butterfly has fascinated us for many years... amazing creatures... Well done.

      Hugs from Canada

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      Warren Keith Hayes 6 years ago from Bryson City, North Carolina

      Beautiful poem of finding faith even when all hope seems lost. You have painted a contrast with elegant colors and hues of the heart.