chantelle ribeiro

(1970/10/07 / South Africa - Johannesburg)

Fragile Thoughts


Fragile
Delicately designed
Iridescent work of art
by God's hand
I watch you flitter
a graceful dance
Your beautiful wings
A kaleidoscope of color
Awed by your beauty,
your fearless frolicking
in a big and dangerous world,
I am suddenly humbled
Ashamed of my childish fears
limiting my capacity to be as you, butterfly,
the freedom to be Me...
I smile as you rest on my hand,
staring back at me
asif you have understood every word
of my solliloque...

Submitted: Sunday, May 22, 2011
Edited: Sunday, May 22, 2011

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