Poems of Gayle Sweeney
|104.||The Spring Flowers At Bedtime||5/4/2011|
|105.||The Strawberry Moon||10/5/2010|
|107.||The Train Ride In Winter Snow||10/11/2010|
|116.||Zinnias In A Rye Garden||2/3/2012|
The Monarch Butterfly
Oceans of mandarin orange played upon the bright, sun painted wings
Of a Monarch in the air who made happy, shimmery blossoms sing!
By and by this graceful butterfly fluttered like a dancer from Spain.
It floated with a soft breeze then stopped atop some petals where it
Soon all at once the lone, lovely Monarch took flight and was on its way
Packed with pure, sunshiny joy during the glistening, summery day.
Dressed in a blazing, astounding cloak and yet still very elusive