A Higher Place

December 4, 2011
Spreading her wings, the butterfly goes
Flying away. To where? Nobody knows

Into the sun, the butterfly flies
Flying away, right there over the tides

To the forest she flies, to sit on some trees
Flying away, curious. Oh what may there be?

Over the plain, new flowers to discover
Flying away, an identity to uncover

By the buildings, she flies, passersby home-bound
Flying away. Any of my kind to be found?

Up to the mountains, no one in mood for hikes
Flying away, she can be who she likes

You too can be a butterfly, like I
Flying away like butterfly, why?

Isn’t there something in life you desire?
Flying away, you may reach a place higher.

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HammadWaseemThis teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. said...
Aug. 4, 2014 at 4:53 pm
Lovely Poem!! I gave you 5 stars
moderndayEmilyDickinson This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Aug. 4, 2014 at 4:46 pm
I love this. your poem is very uplifting and will encourage many people. Keep on, please. Thank you for sharing this! It's a wonderful poem, and is just very encouraging. 
danceonwater said...
Dec. 13, 2011 at 7:31 pm
this was good! i loved the pattern of rhyme! and the last stanza...awesome.
DependentMissIndependent replied...
Dec. 13, 2011 at 7:57 pm
oh god xD I clicked new comment instead of reply so yeah thanks :D
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