Romeo Della Valle

Rookie - 337 Points (Ageless / Dominican Republic)

Young Butterflies - Poem by Romeo Della Valle

Young butterflies,
Please, let your tender wings grow
Before you try to hit the skies
In an attempt to early fly
When the time is not right!
Scared to Hell you would be
If this dangerous endeavor
You would desperately try
When the time
Doesn't seem to be right!

Take my advice
Young butterflies,
I, the humble gardener
Who in my colorful garden
Have seen many like you
Trying to fly for the first time,
Defying the rules of gravity
When the time is not right!

Young butterflies,
Listen to the echo of the wind
And let Mother Nature
Takes its course!
While happily you welcome
The birth of a new sunrise
That would bring hope
To your tender life!

Young butterflies,
Let your wings grow
Until they are ready to flap
And you would be able to fly
And dance in the skies!
Please, young butterflies,
Listen to my humble advice!
Wishing you luck in your first flight!

©All Rights Reserved-2012

Poet's Notes about The Poem

Dedicated to all the young people in the World!

Comments about Young Butterflies by Romeo Della Valle

  • The Poet Poet (1/4/2016 10:27:00 PM)


    Your butterflies
    implies young
    teens lovely ones
    taking wings
    upon shoulders
    sprouting water springs
    as to them happiness you bring
    butterflies about you swing
    they love a fling
    is it not so

    I know the butterflies lie and lay low
    as they know
    towards heaven they will go
    as winds of fortune at them you blow
    they will all show..
    as they lie low
    finally in candles
    a flame glow
    like flamingos
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  • (7/28/2015 9:20:00 PM)

    the hurt inflicted in our young hearts will remain with us for ever.. so it is better to follow the advice of elders instead of getting into trouble in the name of adventure and fun..Well done, Romeo (Report) Reply

  • Jayatissa K. Liyanage (7/28/2015 7:27:00 PM)

    Gem of a poem for budding butterflies waiting to fly mostly not knowing what, why, where, with whom and how. Great job. (Report) Reply

  • Neil Godden (7/28/2015 4:57:00 PM)

    Romeo, your poetry, voice and attitude to life is an inspiration to us all. Thank you for your continuing inspiration in your great verses. (Report) Reply

  • Savita Tyagi (7/28/2015 3:17:00 PM)

    In a world where young ones are always in hurry to get ahead this beautiful poem with sound advice is a welcome break. Loved the presentation. (Report) Reply

  • Anil Kumar Panda (7/28/2015 10:16:00 AM)

    Very nice.Young butterfly is restless and enthusiastic to fly high unable to comprehend the danger.sound advice to it.Liked it. (Report) Reply

  • Bernard Snyder (7/28/2015 10:08:00 AM)

    I like this poem my friend. Great analogy. Congrats and well deserved 'poem of the day! (Report) Reply

  • Kim Barney (7/28/2015 7:49:00 AM)

    Beautifully done. Wonderful advice, not just for butterflies and teenagers, but for everyone.
    Congratulations on having it selected as Member Poem of the Day!
    Please read my poem BUTTERFLY OF DEATH. Thanks.
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  • Bharati Nayak (7/28/2015 7:38:00 AM)

    Young butterflies
    Let your wings grow
    Until they are ready to flap- - - A very sound advice for the young who are impatient and court danger without giving proper thoughts for preparation and consequences.
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  • Edward Kofi Louis (7/28/2015 7:37:00 AM)

    Take my advice. With the muse of love and nature. Nice work. (Report) Reply

  • Lyn Paul (7/28/2015 6:54:00 AM)

    Such a beautiful dedication to our youth and lovely to see your name in lights.
    Thank You Romeo.
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  • (7/28/2015 6:04:00 AM)

    Thoughtful poem with a lovely theme young butterflies...makes the reader sea the flutter of wings nice to reader you again...don't the years fly by...regards (Report) Reply

  • Akhtar Jawad (7/28/2015 12:56:00 AM)

    Congratulations, a well deserved selection as members' poem of the day. It's a wonderful poem with a great message to the teenagers. (Report) Reply

  • Stevens Cadet (10/23/2012 10:53:00 AM)

    This was a perfect poem to send me too after your comment & I'm sure you did it tactically. Thank you for the advice my brother. It was not overlooked. Thank you once again

    -Stevens Cadet
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  • Hans Vr (8/31/2012 8:39:00 AM)

    Wow, this poem contains some of the best advice ever we can give to our teens.
    Superb poem
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  • Ramesh Rai (8/27/2012 11:36:00 PM)

    Nice advice, it is not only for butterflies but for all and our all actions should be done at the right time. well penned. take care my brother. and always be happy.. May God bless you. Regards. (Report) Reply

  • (8/26/2012 2:41:00 PM)

    Its quite spectacular, how the correlation to butterflies and the youth are related. I enjoyed it! (Report) Reply

  • Abdallah Gamal (8/26/2012 2:01:00 PM)

    Beautiful! Outstanding! No, that's really amazing! Our life is the like the life of the butterfly, we yet believe that we can fly before our wings grow till we fall on our heads.. Your writes are amazing, and you attract the reader's mind to it, keep up the good work, Sir :) 10+++ (Report) Reply

  • Ekaterina M. Polischuk (8/26/2012 2:00:00 PM)

    thanks for your advice and wisdom for all young people)))) great poem! (Report) Reply

  • Johnathan Juarez (8/26/2012 1:21:00 PM)

    such a nurturing poem and inspired it reads. thanks (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, August 25, 2012

Poem Edited: Tuesday, October 30, 2012

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