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She remembers being young head in the air scenting its freshness as she walked without fear down the path to Experience. The butterfly of transformation riding her shoulder like a promise bound to happen at any given moment. Only to … Continue reading

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Butterfly Light

Posted for Poets United Mid-Week Motif: Light http://poetryblogroll.blogspot.com/ Butterfly Light Words are the light that helps to define whatever I find in my silent darkness. Like the eye of a storm, brings comforting stillness to surrounding chaos and utter confusion. … Continue reading

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“To Breathe Life Into”

NaPoWriMo 2019 – Day 4 “To Breathe Life Into” After sunrise observance each of the four moves quietly in her own direction, mind filled with thoughts of her daily activities. Knowing at some moment she will search out place of … Continue reading

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Stray Thought 10

Once upon a time, not so long ago in memory, there was a little girl who thought her heart was a fluttering butterfly. One day she slipped face first beneath the rear wheel of her father’s reversing black Pontiac, and … Continue reading

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Stray Thought 9

“You are very good with metaphors, but I want to know what the butterfly sucked up, in all that fluttering around, and did the fiercely focused hawk find the prize that would satisfy her hunger?” Elizabeth Crawford  11/9/2017 Posted to … Continue reading

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Stray Thought 8

That what if… butterfly flutters through the heart moving from sweetness to sweetness, sucking it up through her feet so it must filter through her entire being before she rises again fluttering her way into the mind, where she explodes … Continue reading

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Thinking of Lucille

This is a challenge to all the Sunday Whirl Wordlers. Brenda is away and can’t create her usual word list. So, I went in search of Lucille Clifton. Specifically looking for her poem titled The Shapeshifter Poems. Read through it twice and … Continue reading

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Once Upon A Butterfly

November PAD Challenge Day 16: Use Once Upon A (blank) for title of poem http://www.writersdigest.com/editor-blogs/poetic-asides/poetry-prompts/2011-november-pad-chapbook-challenge-day-16 Once Upon A Butterfly Long ago, in another life, butterfly fluttered through open window. Whispered how she’d brought a gift to awaken my inner senses. … Continue reading

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