Treasure Island

C. Michelle Olson


Butterfly Butterfly Take Flight


Take me on a magical journey of your carefree life.
Such beauty you possess.

To my surprise, right beneath my eyes, you transform into a vision with extraordinary beauty and bright colors.

Let me fly the skies with you, take my cares away as we fly away.
Flying through the air without a care, we are visiting mother nature.
A flower is drawing me near to study its beauty.

Its aroma I smell relaxes my senses as I feel no more tension.
Calm is what I am. I stay, no movement until I have had my fill.
Where is the next nature's call? I cannot stall.

I fly off towards a hummingbird. What a beautiful creature.
I fly as fast as I try to catch up, without letting up.
I am near, I admire, then I am off on my next flight, Where to?

My final landing, an inviting tree, I have a spot nestled high in the branches.
I fall fast asleep and am still.
My fanciful natured journey has left me tired.
I quickly retire myself to my beautiful home~

Submitted: Monday, October 31, 2011
Edited: Tuesday, November 01, 2011

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  • Romeo Della Valle (10/31/2011 9:38:00 PM)

    Excellent! I can see clearly through this well penned and poignant write that you are attracted to butterflies! Just the title of this beautiful write caught my immediate attention since I recently posted a poem titled: Like a Butterfly which I hope you can read whenever time permits! This thought provoking write of yours deserves a 10+++ for its rich imagery and fine texture! It definitely shows that Poetry runs in your blood! Thank you for sharing and keep inspiring the World with more talented writes like this one! God Bless You! Love and Peace for always! Romeo from New York City... (Report) Reply

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