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Butterflies’ Magic Dance

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Sunshine
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Butterflies’ Magic Dance

Nights had grown cooler, days were still warm
when the butterflies came with all their charm
of orange and black, grand Monarchs galore,
right up to the back of our kitchen door.

In the backyard, among the cottonwood tall
came one one-hundreds, then many more, all
wanting to stay a night or two among
the cottonwood’s leaves; the magic begun.

I went outside to gaze in rapturous delight
as the Monarchs danced in the early fall night
before to the cottonwoods they would alight
to rest among their thousands, wings folded upright.

Oh, this amazing show, how it must magic be!
and I could not hold the amazement within me,
so I called and cajoled and everyone came
to witness the magic of the butterflies game.

A clap of the hands, a flutter of winging,
now magic came from the children all singing
as they wanted to watch the butterflies dance
before night overtook this enchanted romance.

©KRJ
28 August, 1999


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Sunshine
Words will always express our feelings true. ~~~ KRJ
Look, then, into thine heart, and write ~~~ Henry Wadsworth Longfellow


© Copyright 1999 Karilea Rilling - All Rights Reserved
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awesome! I can see this! Thanks for the vision.

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*shadowy-one*
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2 posted 08-28-99 08:39 PM       View Profile for Balladeer   Email Balladeer   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems   Click to visit Balladeer's Home Page   View IP for Balladeer

Very well done, Sunshine. Nothing like seeing a butterfly flutter by
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Beautiful work, sunshine!! You painted a lovely picture so exquisitely...

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*Krista Knutson*

I see the world through the loving eyes of my heart, and suffer the pain of unfulfilled visions. -- Daniel L. Miller


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4 posted 08-28-99 11:19 PM       View Profile for Elizabeth   Email Elizabeth   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems   Click to visit Elizabeth's Home Page   View IP for Elizabeth

Great, Sunshine! I loved reading this one-I could see all the butterflies floating around.

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*Elizabeth*

"Dwelt a maid belov'd and cherish'd by high and low,
But with autumn leaf she perish'd, long time ago..."
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I am clapping at all of you, with your enthusiasm over the magic picture.......
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Nice one, Sunshine
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delightful...I am blessed to live in a place where butterflies grace my yard daily. Thank you for another beautiful read!
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8 posted 08-29-99 01:10 PM       View Profile for Seymour Tabin   Email Seymour Tabin   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for Seymour Tabin

Sunshine,
And if you catch one their as soft as butter.
You have a beautiful mind.
Sunshine
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It's always great when Nan puts in the art,
and Pepper plugs the poem, Sy then adds his
word or two...

and then we can all go home...
PhaerieChild
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I stand in awe of a painting of words. It's beautiful and I could actually see them in my office.

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Words lay dormant in the recesses of the mind til called forth to a labor of love. By WildChild

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