Joyce Bridle (Oblate) OSB

(Stroud, Gloucestershire, England)

My Butterfly - Poem by Joyce Bridle (Oblate) OSB

Go little butterfly

Dusty cocoon abandon

Emerge glorious

Incredible in colour,

Fly little butterfly,

To the ends

Of poetic utterance:

Wings spread forth

From your chrysalis

Triumph of creation;

Fly

Of the earth And bear me swiftly, on your wings

My butterfly.


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Poem Submitted: Thursday, January 2, 2003



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