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The Butterfly and The Eagle

August 30, 2011
By Dunkelheitstieg BRONZE, Baldwin, Florida
Dunkelheitstieg BRONZE, Baldwin, Florida
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Favorite Quote:
"The poet ranks far below the painter in the representation of visible things, and far below the musician in that of invisible things. Why does the eye see a thing more clearly in dreams than the imagination when awake?,"Leonardo da Vinci.

A lone butterfly stands on the windowsill,
Looking out into the distance.
Pondering life it seems,
It's thoughts are of becoming a majestic eagle.
As I watch an eagle,
Stops and rests in a tree.
Pondering life it seems,
It's thoughts are of becoming a peaceful butterfly.
You see,
Everyone wants to be something they aren't.

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so_joy SILVER said...
on Sep. 24 2012 at 6:28 pm
so_joy SILVER, Navesink, New Jersey
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Favorite Quote:
"Be the change you want to see."

Wow. This is completely amazing. I couldn't take my eyes off the screen, and even when I was done, I went back and read it again. Beautiful. You are very talented. Please read, rate, and comment on my poems! Thanks!