Treasure Island

Prince Froggy Mwalimu

(My secret but am mid 20's / Thika, Kenya)

Butterfly # Funny Story #


Memories

today i calmly sat in a park bench,
a butterfly came dangling resting on my elbow,
it's magnificent beauty reminded me about my childhood.

I remembered that day,
carrying a big basin and creeping down the blades of grass,
with my big basin i wud try to trap the butterflies in our yard.

Everytime i tried the butterflies would fly zigzagly and escape,

mama saw it all,
she came to the yard too,
holding my tiny shoulders as i rested in the big basin,
she said 'to catch a butterfly, just relax and extend your elbow, don't say a world or tremble, the butterfly will come to you'.

Then she left.

And true, a beautiful butterfly rested in my small palm.

Mmmh vote if you think its awesme out of 10.

Submitted: Friday, March 23, 2012
Edited: Saturday, March 24, 2012

Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

What do you think this poem is about?



Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Comments about this poem (Butterfly # Funny Story # by Prince Froggy Mwalimu )

Enter the verification code :

There is no comment submitted by members..

PoemHunter.com Updates

New Poems

  1. Poetry Delivers, Tirupathi Chandrupatla
  2. Near faint beneath golden limes, Mark Heathcote
  3. Sakat Repertuar, Muzaffer Akin
  4. Caressing Beauty, RoseAnn V. Shawiak
  5. Slipping Away, RoseAnn V. Shawiak
  6. Waiting In Revlon's Waiting Area, RoseAnn V. Shawiak
  7. Mother & Daughter, Taimane Fanene
  8. Is This Love, John Foster
  9. Time without beginnings a better fiend, Mark Heathcote
  10. Pain Behind a fake Smile, Curtis Brown

Poem of the Day

poet Geoffrey Chaucer

The firste stock-father of gentleness,
What man desireth gentle for to be,
Must follow his trace, and all his wittes dress,
Virtue to love, and vices for to flee;
...... Read complete »

   

Trending Poems

  1. 04 Tongues Made Of Glass, Shaun Shane
  2. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  3. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  4. Phenomenal Woman, Maya Angelou
  5. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings, Maya Angelou
  6. Dreams, Langston Hughes
  7. Annabel Lee, Edgar Allan Poe
  8. If You Forget Me, Pablo Neruda
  9. Fire and Ice, Robert Frost
  10. Touched by an Angel, Maya Angelou

Trending Poets

[Hata Bildir]