Sheena Datta

Butterfly - Poem by Sheena Datta

what formed thee o Sun child
with cocooned vibrancy of the World
nestled in the dusty pallor
slithering in the frail dismissive form
till the breeze carries a tender touch
and the rays fall on you to morph
into a magical blossom of mother nature
shimmering with delightful grace
of mesmerizing palette, intriguing shades
a reflection

Comments about Butterfly by Sheena Datta

  • Daniel Brick (4/10/2015 12:01:00 AM)

    This all goes by in one breathless sentence. And the sentence is dense with detail, that is, poetic detail, not vague stuff but vivid images that trace the life to come for this creature as it adds a small but genuine touch of beauty to the world. Your appreciation of this very small example of beauty is the real virtue and charm of the poem. (Report) Reply

    0 person liked.
    0 person did not like.
Read all 1 comments »

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?

Poem Submitted: Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Poem Edited: Wednesday, November 27, 2013

[Report Error]