Ashley Landry

Rookie (12/17/83 / Thibodaux, Louisiana)

Butterfly


Butterfly; butterfly fly away,
teach me how to be as free as free can be.

Butterfly; butterfly I see you there,
its beautiful the way your wings caress the air.

Butterfly; butterfly go as high as you can go,
show me the things that I don't yet know.

Butterfly; butterfly fly into the sky,
dropp down and land yourself by my side.

Butterfly; butterfly I see you kiss a flower,
my eyes fill and I begin to ponder.

Butterfly; butterfly your beauty soars,
I see the beauty in you and I see the beauty within me.

Butterfly; butterfly show me the way,
For beauty is beautiful but there's more to me.

Butterfly; butterfly show yourself,
I see your colors and I see your shimmer, is there anything else?

Butterfly; butterfly what is the matter?
can't you give me an answer for the questions I desire?

Butterfly; butterfly I see you dying,
life is far too short to sit around crying.

Butterfly; butterfly don't you go,
for your goal has not yet been accomplished.

Butterfly; butterfly let me lift you,
I peer into your eyes and see that there's a secret inside.

Butterfly; butterfly let it out,
your secret could hold great things, give me the secret to life.

Butterfly; butterfly let me know,
before you take your last breath; show me what you hold.

Butterfly; butterfly there you go...
You twitch away letting me that the secret to life is having the courage...
to just let go.

Submitted: Saturday, September 27, 2008

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  • Rookie Kira Nowick (3/11/2012 4:46:00 PM)

    Your poem surly has magic sown into it's seams for it is both captivating and enchanting. It talks about the beauty of a butterfly but also about the importance of life...I must say that this is simply stunning. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Jennifer Dingwall (1/22/2009 6:54:00 AM)

    Than-you for the warm feeling that came over me when I read this poem. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 0 Points David Threadgold (9/27/2008 3:56:00 PM)

    Butterflies how wonderful they are and you have shown them in all their true glory. well done a pleasant read. thanks. Regards Dave T (Report) Reply

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