Liilia Talts Morrison

Rookie - 435 Points (August 20,1937 / Estonia)

Liilia Talts Morrison
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Liilia loves Florida, which is the subject of many of her poems and writings. Favorite themes: the spiritual life, simplicity, color, nature & its creatures and things fallen to the wayside. more »

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  • Rookie - 0 Points Krista Nassehi (1/26/2014 8:45:00 PM)

    Charming and lovely. I really enjoyed this one....something like the lessons of Aesop!

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Rainbows and Butterflies

In days of youthful heady daze
I'd follow butterflies
and run through dewy reeds and fields
and hum sweet lullabies

And when I caught a butterfly
and touched its gold-flecked dust
I did not dare to think or care
it's frail life might be crushed

When summer rain drenched hair and clothes
I'd dance without my shoes
and often sought a rainbow's end
with colors to amuse

Now I am old and have regrets
from my foolhardy youth
those rainbows and fair butterflies
show me a fearsome truth

The beauty of a butterfly
can ...

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