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Butterfly Laughter - Poem by Katherine Mansfield

In the middle of our porridge plates
There was a blue butterfly painted
And each morning we tried who should reach the
butterfly first.
Then the Grandmother said: "Do not eat the poor
butterfly."
That made us laugh.
Always she said it and always it started us laughing.
It seemed such a sweet little joke.
I was certain that one fine morning
The butterfly would fly out of our plates,
Laughing the teeniest laugh in the world,
And perch on the Grandmother's lap.


Comments about Butterfly Laughter by Katherine Mansfield

  • Gold Star - 23,501 Points Tom Allport (12/22/2016 10:42:00 AM)

    what a lovely memory of your grandmother and family (Report) Reply

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  • Gold Star - 94,824 Points Kim Barney (2/13/2015 9:11:00 AM)

    Loved this poem about the butterfly. I love butterflies.
    Check out my poem BUTTERFLY OF DEATH. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 65,878 Points * Sunprincess * (6/1/2014 3:56:00 PM)

    .......oh such a beautiful memory of family time with grandmother....loved... (Report) Reply

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Poems About Butterfly

  1. 1. Butterfly Laughter , Katherine Mansfield
  2. 2. My Butterfly , Robert Frost
  3. 3. Chuang Tzu And The Butterfly , Li Po
  4. 4. Butterfly, Butterfly , Adryan Bates
  5. 5. Butterfly , David Herbert Lawrence
  6. 6. A Luminous Butterfly , Obinna Kenechukwu Eruchie
  7. 7. To A Butterfly , William Wordsworth
  8. 8. The Genesis Of The Butterfly , Victor Marie Hugo
  9. 9. Butterfly, Butterfly , Sharon Adamson
  10. 10. From Cocoon Forth A Butterfly , Emily Dickinson
  11. 11. The Butterfly And The Lark , Dr. Tulsi Hanumanthu
  12. 12. To A Butterfly (2) , William Wordsworth
  13. 13. Defrauded I A Butterfly , Emily Dickinson
  14. 14. A Gas Butterfly , Innokenty Fedorovich Annensky
  15. 15. Butterfly Dreams , Patricia Gale
  16. 16. The Butterfly , Heather Reneé Adamkie ..
  17. 17. Butterfly Angel's Angel , Tough Angel fly purple butte ..
  18. 18. The Butterfly , Louise Gluck
  19. 19. A Butterfly Day , Ben Gieske
  20. 20. The Butterfly That Stamped , Rudyard Kipling
  21. 21. Of The Boy And Butterfly , John Bunyan
  22. 22. The Bee And The Butterfly , Mary Darby Robinson
  23. 23. Butterfly Dancing , Alison Cassidy
  24. 24. Hugo's "Flower To Butterfly" , Eugene Field
  25. 25. Butterfly , Kelly Vinal
  26. 26. Ode To A Butterfly , Sheri Walters
  27. 27. Discourses Xiv ‘white Butterfly’ , Sadiqullah Khan
  28. 28. 'Twould Ease—a Butterfly , Emily Dickinson
  29. 29. Butterfly Effect , Harun Al Nasif
  30. 30. Butterfly , Frank Lisa IndiRa Francesca ..
  31. 31. 0175 Love's Butterfly , Michael Shepherd
  32. 32. Butterfly Flutterby , Bella Ravenstar
  33. 33. Butterfly Tattoo , Uriah Hamilton
  34. 34. Butterfly , Per. Nig.
  35. 35. Wings Of A Butterfly , Claire Chambers
  36. 36. Butterfly Kisses , AnneMarie Hewlett
  37. 37. Butterfly , Ashley Landry
  38. 38. Butterfly Child , Wild Bill Balding
  39. 39. Butterfly, The Creature Of Change And Su.. , Aisha Sherazi
  40. 40. Butterfly Effect , Akara K.
  41. 41. Once You Touch A Butterfly , gershon hepner
  42. 42. Life Is Like A Butterfly , Joseph T. Renaldi
  43. 43. Verses On A Butterfly , Joseph Warton
  44. 44. Butterfly Wings , Valerie Anderson
  45. 45. Love And The Butterfly , lizzy Sydney
  46. 46. , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Butt.. , trinity aana
  47. 47. I Saw A Butterfly Today , Venos Tricon
  48. 48. The Butterfly , Not Long Left
  49. 49. Butterfly , Ken Bennight
  50. 50. XiǍ O Húdié...XiǍ O GŪ Ai.. , Dónall Dempsey

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