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Udaya R. Tennakoon


Beauty and the Butterfly


A butterfly
Arduously flies
From bough to a sprig
A broken wing enervates
Struggle for the life
Accidently tumbles

Beauty of the butterfly
Blows over the eye
Laid up and a cry
No way to classify

Jazzy beauty of its wings
And to perch on flowers
To suck nectar impalpably
It is called the butterfly

A worm with a wing
A hopeless life of sign
Not only up but down
A life of beauty is a Sin

Submitted: Thursday, August 29, 2013
Edited: Friday, August 30, 2013

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