Abdul Wahab


Butterfly - Poem by Abdul Wahab

Oh, butterfly, butterfly,
why do you flutter by?
Why can not you fly straight,
and have any weapons to fight?
Where do you get so much colour?
Can I buy one, how much in dollar?

Why do you have two lives?
Can I get one, please!
I want to transform mine,
To overcome human crisis,
Through the mysterious morphosis.
I want to be you, O! Butterfly,
From flower to flower to flutter by.


Comments about Butterfly by Abdul Wahab

  • Rajnish Manga Rajnish Manga (12/8/2015 11:15:00 AM)

    Amazing poem and what a beautiful narrative! Man asking a butterfly questions about how to overcome human crises through transformation in life. Greatly enjoyed reading it. Thanks. (Report) Reply

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  • Ken E Hall (4/12/2015 4:16:00 AM)

    Quaint look at the butterfly nice to read the theme also if you become one you will be able to smell your lover a mile away...loved it...regards (Report) Reply

  • Rishi Kaashyap Rishi Kaashyap (3/26/2012 5:01:00 AM)

    sir. A beautiful Poem for Children.. I best love your last alliteration.. :) (Report) Reply

  • Ency Bearis (3/25/2012 1:00:00 PM)

    A good poem, apt for children and definitely love this poem of yours about butterfly, well versed. (Report) Reply

  • Lusekelo Simwela (3/7/2012 12:42:00 PM)

    Wow! I love this
    ....Why do you have two lives?
    Can I get one, please!
    I want to transform mine,
    To overcome human crisis,
    Through the mysterious
    morphosis....i am fascinated by butterflies 2, i wrote something called the transformation...check it out. You just became 1 of my favourite poet though (Report) Reply

  • Asnaa Ali Sabzposh (2/28/2012 11:14:00 AM)

    Very simple and very nice indeed! (Report) Reply

  • Okoye Charles Chukwudi Okoye Charles Chukwudi (2/24/2012 2:38:00 AM)

    Very nice....and simple
    the desire to be set free is quite evident here...Oh! butter fly, frm flower to flower to flatter by...great use of alliteration...
    Splendid...keep it up (Report) Reply

  • John Hazon Palen (2/14/2012 9:17:00 PM)

    Quite nice! I'm glad you're one of the firsts to visit my url and read my poems.. (Report) Reply

  • Raj Arumugam Raj Arumugam (2/9/2012 10:03:00 PM)

    How lovely and witty in the way you deal with the subject, Abdul...Well done (Report) Reply

  • Deep Mukherjee (1/30/2012 11:12:00 AM)

    This is so different from your other poems! ! ! but still exploits the human emotions like magic! ! ! (Report) Reply

  • Walterrean Salley (1/28/2012 7:27:00 PM)

    ... To overcome human crisis. Everyone wants a fresh start at a better life. Kinda wish we had more than one life, too - to morph like the butterfly, and fly above life's troubles. Neat. 10 (Report) Reply

  • Asadul Rahaman (1/23/2012 4:04:00 AM)

    This is about beautiful nature tropic poem......... (Report) Reply

  • Harindhar Reddy (1/21/2012 2:19:00 PM)

    I feel the aroma of your romanticism like one Blake and one Shelley. I love the meter and rhyme in this poem. These lines are flashing like lights in mind, heigh-ho! Derry o!

    I want to be you, O! Butterfly,
    From flower to flower to flatter by.'

    An awesome poem by a handy writer Wahab! Wha Taj! Great and nicely done.10++++
    few smiles.. catch it. ha ha ha :) :) :) :) (Report) Reply

  • Pondering6649 H (1/20/2012 11:42:00 AM)

    Very nice..would be interesting to have two lives and of course fly! (Report) Reply

  • Francis Tikava (1/15/2012 8:59:00 PM)

    Good use of words. They kind of rub off each other and dance. (Report) Reply

  • Rony Sk (1/14/2012 12:38:00 PM)

    I also want to be butterfly........................
    nice poem...................... (Report) Reply

  • Hans Vr Hans Vr (1/13/2012 5:57:00 AM)

    Butterflies are wonderful creatures.
    I love them and your poem about them is very nice.
    Well done (Report) Reply

  • Elizabeth Wesley Elizabeth Wesley (1/11/2012 3:04:00 PM)

    A lovely write for an exquisite creature. (Report) Reply

  • Rigzin Namgyal Rigzin Namgyal (1/8/2012 5:37:00 AM)

    ..beautiful thinking poem..
    ..it speaks more than words.. (Report) Reply

  • Sylvia Lukeman (1/5/2012 4:46:00 PM)

    When I started to read this poem I thought it to be lighthearted but discovered that there
    was an impotant question within its thought provoking fine descriptions.Thank you for making me think! (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, December 16, 2011

Poem Edited: Friday, July 6, 2012


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