Katherine Mansfield

(14 October 1888 – 9 January 1923 / Wellington)

Butterfly Laughter - Poem by Katherine Mansfield

In the middle of our porridge plates
There was a blue butterfly painted
And each morning we tried who should reach the
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Comments about Butterfly Laughter by Katherine Mansfield

  • Ramesh Rahalkab (2/13/2015 9:11:00 AM)

    Loved this poem about the butterfly. I love butterflies.
    Check out my poem BUTTERFLY OF DEATH. (Report) Reply

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  • * Sunprincess * (6/1/2014 3:56:00 PM)

    .......oh such a beautiful memory of family time with grandmother....loved... (Report) Reply

  • Francis Lynch Francis Lynch (3/10/2014 9:26:00 PM)

    Let's give the grandmother some hard earned credit. She's integral. The care-giver, muse for future artistry, and spiritual candy. (Report) Reply

  • Benjamin Tetteh (3/10/2014 6:49:00 PM)

    This poem is soft and soothing. A simple story said in the poet's heart. (Report) Reply

  • Karen Sinclair (3/10/2013 8:31:00 AM)

    Delightful. From the mouths or should I say minds of babes. Beats adult considerations ie I wonder how much this plates worth. (Report) Reply

  • Rafaad Roslan Rafaad Roslan (3/10/2012 10:12:00 AM)

    You were plunged in a solemn state of awareness where you oppose your mere instincts and went overboard. This somehow created an illusion of me to oppose from your piece. It's terrifyingly wonderful... Thanks for this good poem. :) (Report) Reply

  • Rohith Ramdas Rohith Ramdas (3/10/2012 3:56:00 AM)

    So much innocence....so adorable! Reminded me of my grandma....she left us an year ago, on March 13th,2011.. : ') (Report) Reply

  • Ramesh T A Ramesh T A (3/10/2012 1:53:00 AM)

    Ha, ha, ha...! Nice technique of grand mother makes children take food fast! She lives forever indeed through this poem! (Report) Reply

  • Marilyn Lott Marilyn Lott (10/23/2009 1:48:00 PM)

    Another adorable poem by Ms. Mansfield. Loved it!
    A '10! ' I'm not going to tell her to keep writing as I've
    noticed some have, since she died in 1923! : 0)

    Marilyn (Report) Reply








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