Robert Frost

(March 26, 1874 – January 29, 1963 / San Francisco)

Blue-Butterfly Day - Poem by Robert Frost

It is blue-butterfly day here in spring,
And with these sky-flakes down in flurry on flurry
There is more unmixed color on the wing
Than flowers will show for days unless they hurry.

But these are flowers that fly and all but sing:
And now from having ridden out desire
They lie closed over in the wind and cling
Where wheels have freshly sliced the April mire.

Topic(s) of this poem: butterfly

Comments about Blue-Butterfly Day by Robert Frost

  • Mark Arvizu (6/17/2015 11:05:00 AM)

    Only one day.................. (Report) Reply

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  • (12/23/2014 4:49:00 PM)

    ..........a blue butterfly on a spring day is a fantastic inspiration for a poem....enjoyed much... (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, December 12, 2014

Poem Edited: Friday, December 12, 2014

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