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Butterfly Dance

A poem for The Lark’s poetry contest — First place winner

Photo by Aaron Burden on Unsplash

Milkweed and ironweed
Bloom purple and yellow in the afternoon sun.
Zebra and black swallowtails,
Little azures and cabbage whites,
Monarchs and admiral butterflies,
Dance gracefully around the heads of men
Wearing grungy hardhats and goggles.



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Rhonda Marrone

Rhonda Marrone

Poetry and Essay Writer. Be Open Editor. Lover of all things nature. You can most likely find me sitting under a tree ,watching birds, writing poems.