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Butterflies Are Fragile

Rating: 4.4

All I need right now is to be left alone,
Forgotten by the rest of the world,
Forgiven by my soul,
which I have disappointed once again.
Can I now shrink in a corner
like I did when I was a child?
Can I now run in my mother’s arms
so she can give me comfort with her love?
Can I now have my wings back?
Because I feel like an angel dismissed from heaven.
And if I can’t be compared with one
can I be considered as a butterfly?
Because when butterflies
get too close to the bright light
they burn...

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COMMENTS OF THE POEM
Jonsie White 26 February 2005

this poem is ok but needs some work, you should break up the poem better, and revise it a bit, you'll get more meaning in your questions

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Georgios Venetopoulos 11 February 2013

Seven years after, can you write again and become a friend? From Athens, early winter morning in February.

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Erhard Hans Josef Lang 13 August 2006

truly wonderful, all of your poems, especially enchanted I felt reading this message of a beautiful butterfly here...

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Sandra Fowler 06 July 2006

Very beautiful, poignant write. Butterflies may be fragile, but they have their day..As you do, Ivy. Warm regards, Sandra

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Indiscreet Episode 11 November 2005

Wonderful way of describing how it hurts to fall from grace with anyone. I think we are too hard on ourselves when we feel 'burnt'. Lovely poem.

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Gina PrettyBrownEyes 30 June 2005

'like an angel dismissed from heaven' thats my favorite part. you're good at describing emotions. ;)

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