Monday, June 23, 2014

flutter of the heart!

                                                                                        Attribution: Erin Silversmith
Image: A Rajah Brooke (here)

Roving butterfly
flutter of the heart like a
teen on her first date

Colorful beauty
From humble beginnings as
a squeamish wriggly

Adult Rajah Brooke
Elusive but a prized catch
To adorn blank walls

For Chev's CARPE DIEM #498 -  butterfly
Kerry's hosting at Open Link Monday at Real Toads

15 comments:

  1. I'd rather see a drawing or photo. "flutter of the heart like a
    teen on her first date - beginnings as a squeamish wriggly - a prized catch" perfect descriptions.

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  2. Love teen on her first date.

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  3. A first date can sure fill one with butterflies indeed

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  4. A catch for blank walls, seems a shame

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  5. they're all wonderful - but the second one really makes me smile!

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  6. Beautiful....we are like butterflies so often when it is a "first"

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  7. I'm sure those butterflies are grand adornments on walls, but I'd rather see them in the wild!

    Butterfly Seeking Nectar

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  8. From a colorful dance to a splat on a wall. LOL

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  9. nice...butterflies are cool...they are like little ballerinas of the sky in their colorful tutus...smiles

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  10. I love butterflies but hate seeing them adorn on empty walls & frames ~ Good one Hank and thanks for your lovely comments ~

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  11. "as a squeamish squiggly," I loved that wordplay! I was so naive foryears, I didn't know that butterflies were killed to be displayed... thought people found them on the ground. Then, once learning the truth, yikes, horrified. I love these little guys, and they are dying up north... Love this, Hank. Amelita

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  12. This quite beautiful and has many different meanings on new beginnings except the last one which we know but still:) The first one is just stunning!

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  13. Ah.. yes from squiggly to fluttering.. that second one I really liked

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