Daniel Partlow

Rookie - 69 Points (1969 / St. Louis, MO > Westport, CT)

Butterfly-Psyche Come Forth - Poem by Daniel Partlow

(Try this one on open-mike night!)

You were ‘psyche’ to the ancient greek
Like the spirit, transcendant yet meek
Let His Holy Spirit Speak
To every humble Butterfly unique

The Aztec-Papalotl
Slovakian-Motyl
Swedish-Fjar il
and Danish-Sommerfugl

Buuja-buuja or gawarli-warli
Man-man and mali-mali,
Konkoniyang and karlipilhi
All banjalahm’s of the Aborigini

Bushman-Dhad’hama
Cherokee-Kamama
E very Malay-Ramarama
And the Tiwanese Ya-a

Catalonian-Paloma
Sinhala-Samanala ya
Persian-Parvanah
Mauritanian-Bedelallah< br>
The Tamil-Pattampucci
Masai-Osampurumpuri
Dyari -Karlipilhi
Navaho-K'aalogii

Lesotho-Se rurubela
Welsh-Bilibala
Lao- Maingkabula
Yoruban-Labalaba

Cebuano-Al ibangbang
Zulu-Ijubajubane
Ilocano-Kulibang bang
WikMungkan-Konkoniyang

Bantu-PhaPh arati
Bangla-Prajapati
Lithuanian-Petelishk e
And all the Hopi-Masivie

Palauan-Bangikoi
French - Papillon
Melanesian-Bataplai
And Every English-Butterfly

Come Congo-BuluBulu
Japanese-ChouChou
Bolivian- Pilpintu
and Swahili-Kungu Urumu

Angolan-Onanga
Telegu-Chiluka
Surinam- Kaperka
Nigerian-Olookolombooka

Ghanan- Afafranto
Amharric-Birrabirro
Patois-Zanimo
Kokani-Pakho

Arabian-Farasha
Basque a Shimeleta
Volvoreta in Galicia
Bemban Icipelebesha

Finnish-Perhonen
Mandingo- Vrievran
Jacaltec –Nam and
The Gaelic- Follican

Nipwisipwis of the Trukese
Kalidungudungul of Paiwanese
Woodeep of the Cantonese
And Kenyan-Eporiporit, Please!

Listen all you Thai-PiSugnya
Mandarin-HuDyeh
Brazilian-Bar boleta
and Greek-Petalouda

The Guineen-Pucharlar
Hebraic-ParPar
Croatian-L eptir
and Dutch-Vlinder

Come all you Scottish Dealande
and Korean Nabi-Nabi
Armenian-Teeternig
German-Schmett erling

Inupiak-Taqalukisaq
Ukranian-Met elek
Sumatran-Angiak
Kurdish- Pürpüruk

Hungarian-Pillangó
Tagalog-Par uparó
Swahili-Kipepeo and Frisian-Filfaloo
And Every Cornish Tykky-dew

Kongo-Lumpungu Mpungu
Indonesian-Kupu-kupu
Paiote-TsoapuCroat Stil-u-plivanju

Asturian-Pumarina
Brazi lian-Borboleta
Macedonian-Peperuga
And Spanish Mariposa

Russian Bа bо chkа and Urdu-Titly
Each and every Hindi-Thithily
All Romansch-Tgiralla
Every Italian-Farfalla

And Little Turkik Kelebek
Let's bear His cross upon our back
Christ cares for every butterfly and filfaloo.
How much more will He care for you?






Copyright (c) D. Partlow 2008


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Poem Submitted: Thursday, June 26, 2008

Poem Edited: Friday, July 4, 2008


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