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Metamorphosis... A New Beginning (a poem of inspiration)

Updated on August 16, 2015
Metamorphosis...in beauty to change...
Metamorphosis...in beauty to change...
A most wonderful world of change...
A most wonderful world of change...
Marvels to see all around us...
Marvels to see all around us...
As magic...the world of the natural abounds...
As magic...the world of the natural abounds...
A flower...reflects the sun's fine light...
A flower...reflects the sun's fine light...
Metamorphosis...before our very eyes...
Metamorphosis...before our very eyes...
An orderly succession of events in the earth...to present to all great joy and worth...
An orderly succession of events in the earth...to present to all great joy and worth...
All life in nature, as one...
All life in nature, as one...
From newborn to full flowered...
From newborn to full flowered...
A tiny seed to yield all life has to offer.
A tiny seed to yield all life has to offer.
Precious petals of life...in every flower...
Precious petals of life...in every flower...
Grapes to create the finest of wines...
Grapes to create the finest of wines...
So many gifts from the creator...
So many gifts from the creator...



A mother butterfly lays its tiny eggs...

Upon a chosen branch, or a simple vine,

Does so adhere, this oval, very dear...

There to molt, in its own special time.


A mother births her baby, so sweet,

And comes by its head, so complete,

As by its mother's side, there it does reside...

So small, and plump...so very petite.


As time moves on, then a fond cacoon forms,

Does pass and grow to its larva stage,

Wrapped in fine silk, as in its envelope,

Its growth, now begun, so turns the page.


The newborn child rests, tender and mild,

Trustingly, clutches its mother's breast,

Held so secure, is safe, and demure,

Its comfort, found there, is well blessed.


Now is time, a larva to form, it, a caterpillar,

While it grazes upon fresh leaves of greens,

This worm-like creature, to grow and to thrive,

Is nourished there, by all available means.


The human child, quickly grows, all the while,

Now is the time for it to begin to talk,

Once received, its mother's finest milk,

Now eats food...as soon, it begins to walk.



The caterpillar now does change, transcend.

To form a pupa... its new growth, divine,

Attaches itself to limbs, once again, as in its chrysalis,

To then develop, until it's unfolding time.


Within the Pupa, great changes take place,

Arms and legs form, now begin to grow,

A head and eyes, wings of a radiance then,

These are all ready, now to show.


The infant has grown so fast, as months have passed,

its arms and legs enlarge, are longer,

It talks very well, is no longer so frail, has developed,

And now is so big and much stronger.


Its senses of hearing and vision, are acute,

Repeats mom and dad, in fine speech,

Now it has learned its basic needs, has progressed,

These traits, good parents, are all to teach.


A beautiful winged creature, a butterfly,

Now so graces the bright days of Spring,

Its metamorphosis, so marvelous, so grand,

To all, great joy in its sighting, to bring.


A wonderful child, so precious and mild,

Given life by its mother, in loving grace,

In this life of change, that our creator does arrange,

As a reflection of his own shining face.








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The nectar of life to unfold...
The nectar of life to unfold...

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      Michael-Milec 19 months ago

      A precious gift of the Creator's love - life ,

      comes into being

      and never, never ceasing...

      Voted beautiful.

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      Ann Carr 19 months ago from SW England

      Absolutely stunning! I love the comparison of butterfly and child; it works so well. Beautiful!

      Ann

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      Shauna L Bowling 19 months ago from Central Florida

      I love the comparison of a child to a butterfly and the imagery it evokes.

      Your gardens are beautiful, whonu!

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      Missy Smith 19 months ago from Florida

      This was lovely. All mothers will think so no doubt. You explained the process of development perfect, both with butterflies and babies.

      I loved it! :)

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      whonunuwho 19 months ago from United States

      Thanks Missy and blessings. whonu

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      whonunuwho 19 months ago from United States

      My thanks to Missy, bravewarrior and ann for your nice review and support. whonu

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      Patricia Scott 19 months ago from sunny Florida

      I can add nothing to your lovely presentation....the evolution of a butterfly or a human is indeed miraculous.

      Awesome

      Voted up ++++

      Angels are headed your way this afternoon. ps

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      whonunuwho 19 months ago from United States

      Thank you so much my friend. whonu

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      Deb Hirt 19 months ago from Stillwater, OK

      The duality of these lives was done perfectly, in tandem.

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      whonunuwho 19 months ago from United States

      Thanks for your nice review. whonu

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      Rebecca Mealey 19 months ago from Northeastern Georgia, USA

      This is a beautiful way to express the miracle of life. Well done!

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      whonunuwho 19 months ago from United States

      Thank you rebecca my friend and blessings to you on this fine Summer morning. whonu

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