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Friday, 23 August 2013

Butterfly in Black



Flying at night
no one can see
their beauty
but me
flying in threes
how they used to be
now just a painted memory.



photo taken with my iPhone.

20 comments:

Mary said...

Oh, I do like the picture. And your poem is very effectively eerie.

Brother Ollie said...

Tight poem MM! Keep 'em coming!

Brian Miller said...

pretty cool find on the pic....only painted memories...i would hope that butterflies will make it...they are beautiful little sky dancers....

Sherry Blue Sky said...

Wonderful painting. Love the "now just a painted memory".

humbird said...

I like it...focus on shape first...what was that...colors later...cool painting

Vandana Sharma said...

amazing:)

razzamadazzle said...

Beautiful! Both the poem and painting.

Gail said...

Sad and beautiful.

Loredana Donovan said...

Now just a painted memory ... but what a beautiful memory it is. The painting is striking. :)

Kay L. Davies said...

One butterfly for each...stillness...silence...solitude.
So soothing.
K

Heaven said...

Love the butterflies picture, painted memory ~ Great shot from your iphone ~

Hannah said...

Perfect pairing! Love the "flying in threes," excellent and enjoyed...thank you!

Helen said...

The poem + the photograph ... stunning.

Sam Edge said...

well done the pic and poem go well together.

Margaret said...

Butterflies and memories... both are beautiful (hopefully), fragile, and silent. Love this, and love the iPhone capture!

Lisa A. Williams said...

So pure and lyrical!

Susie Clevenger said...

Beautiful..hopefully there is joy in the painted memories

J Cosmo Newbery said...

The butterflies of the mind. Sweet and surreal.

Laura said...

beautiful image and poetry, wow!

Dances With Vodka said...

Nice!