Weakened Butterfly

by Jessica   Sep 22, 2006


Slowly spreading embroidered wings
Gently fluttering from flower to flower
With each quiver, a slight breeze it brings
Sparkles fall from each wing creating a shower..

Delicately watching which way she goes
Carefully hiding the damage that was done
Wings still sparkle, but she no longer glows
Her beauty, confidence, and life he left undone..

A beautiful butterfly slowly floats to the ground
Wings lightly slowing down, taking a lengthy doze
The gentle wind and birds cries the only sound
A weakened butterfly slowly dies beneath a rose..

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  • 7 years ago

    by cassanova

    You are talented, i love the last stanza, sad but great way to end it...

  • 8 years ago

    by BraidhairCutie

    Nice Flow...

  • 10 years ago

    by Ashley

    I like the metphor but really sad..great poem though 4/5

  • 10 years ago

    by IdTakeABulletForYou

    Omg. This poem is so beautiful... it just flows like water. It was just so... perfect. The whole metaphor, the poem, the words, the syllabication.
    It was just perfect. I love the meaning behind it, i just love it all. You deserve a 5.

    Wow.

    5/5
    ~Stephen White

  • 10 years ago

    by Kaila

    Woah very descriptive!!! I loved it...It was amazing!!! I think you are an amazing writer for just being my age!! Oh my gosh!