Poetry: The Butterfly’s Dream


Buttercups fluttering

in sunlit chiffon

Bluebells floating

in gowns of violet silk

Honeyed flutes

of a summer ballet

a pirouetting bouquet

The butterfly’s dream


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“Neopithecops zalmora in love by Kadavoor” © 2010 Jeevan Jose, Kerala, India is used here under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License