Homage to Butterflies……

This morning as I am wont to do, I walked around my backyard to ground myself. I found a lemon that had fallen from our tree and near it, I found an intact butterfly that had laid down to rest for the last time. I  picked it up and brought it inside and lay it on my desk, to look on its beauty. I don’t have the heart to get rid of it…..butterflies are so delicate and fleeting in their loveliness, they always haunt and attract me. I may get a frame or a shadowbox to share and keep forever the fleeting beauty that is this lovely creature. It reminded me of a haiku I wrote years ago.

In the wind there are

two butterflies on journey

fluttering their wings…..

(c) Evelyn Garone 11.15.12

About Evie Garone

I am an outspoken woman with independent views of the world. I am spiritual but also realistic. I've successfully raised two men who I've sent off to college and am now following my love of the arts, including painting, drawing and writing. Thus, two blogs, two books I sporadically work on, voracious reading, among other loves keep me busy.
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