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Butterfly Ring

I recall she wore A butterfly ring And she painted her eyes Like butterfly wings She spoke of lost innocence And all that it brings Her transformation early Her butterfly ring A child not a child So not anything A … Continue reading

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A Wish For You

I wish for you The softest summer light Dancing as a butterfly Upon the perfect flowers And even in life’s showers The gentlest of rain I wish for you Innocence unencumbered By life’s too bitter days Instead a golden path … Continue reading

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Beautiful

It is so beautiful Colours streaming through My eyes are drawn To all the rainbows strewn Across the sky And along pavements run By children laughing In their search of fun It is so beautiful A butterfly is born In … Continue reading

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Sharp Relief

Pictures of you Lighting stridently bold You’re a negative In sharp relief They froze you In plastic time A look of shock and awe Is so pretty In a way Out on the streets Car headlights shine Your bag is … Continue reading

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Simplicity

The simplicity of moments A child’s laugh A pure blue sky The face of a friend The perfect butterfly The simplicity is all The simplicity of lifetimes Youthful innocence Tempestuous adolescence Stretching wings of adulthood Yielding now to aging’s essence … Continue reading

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A Kinder Day

I am sleeping in my cocoon Transformation painful, dark These nightmares of disintegration This transcendental elevation As I am broken down within To arise the butterfly in new skin Nigredo dark and deep despair You feel that you will never … Continue reading

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Butterfly

Butterfly Monarch princess for Too brief life Beautiful Royal pattern flies Cross the sky Freedom is Your birthright and the Price you pay Brevity Is beauty’s namesake Once again (c) Helen Valentina 2013, All Rights Reserved

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Chrysalis Stage – Prompt 10 Metamorphisis

In my chrysalis stage I had no face I woke to find Of my visage Not a single trace I saw, it seemed, through tiny hairs Across my featureless skin Fine tuned antenna let The visual in Through sound waves … Continue reading

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Hairdresser Salon

Hairdryer hum, music just below conscious thought Slightly chilled colours strange that seep against scalp Watch the time soon to rise and rinse Emerge new Butterfly of chemical hues is now born

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Butterfly Scars

Across her skin scarified Are the markers of all her pains, her joys and hopes raised high, cut deep within starkly visible to the eye This strange affliction caused by surfeit of feeling? These signs of tribulation some may call … Continue reading

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