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a butterfly and finch
by E T Waldron

Saturday, September 05, 2009
Rated "G" by the Author.
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A butterfly
that couldn't fly
laid on the ground
and hoped to die
it watched while
others fluttered by
all it could do
was wonder why
it fell to earth
and had no worth
its only wish
was to perish
a tiny bird
was passing by
saw the helpless
the little finch
said it's a cinch
i'll take you high
up to the sky
and let you go
then you will fly
the butterfly
said i can't fly
please let me go
just let me die
finch flew higher
than expected
they heard a godly voice
"you're in heaven now
I saved you
to live with me
here you can fly


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Reviewed by MaryGrace Patterson 9/12/2009
Beautiful and very inspiring. I like the way you brought the butterfly back to ever lasting life with the help of the little finch.....M
Reviewed by Sheila Roy 9/10/2009
Inspiring and sweet, Eileen. Well done!
Reviewed by Cryssa C 9/8/2009
The fleeting moments that the gentle butterflies spend in our lives are precious...
Reviewed by Jon Willey 9/7/2009
what a powerful message of faith Eileen -- your poem touches the spirit with hope and peace -- how beautifully you scribed this work -- peace and love my friend -- Jon Michael
Reviewed by Patrick Granfors 9/6/2009
I have difficulty reviewing inspirational poetry. This was quite unique and, well, inspirational. Patrick
Reviewed by John Flanagan 9/6/2009
The spirit of the poem soars beautifully and so does the spirit of this reader with it. Gorgeously evocative.

Reviewed by Christine Alwin 9/6/2009 Angel finch...this is so adorable!
Reviewed by Debby Rosenberg 9/6/2009
hugs for you Ms ETW
Reviewed by Amber Moonstone 9/6/2009
very nicely woven, ET, so spiritual and uplifting, wonderfully written.
Peace, love, and light,
Amber "V"
Reviewed by Lori Moore 9/6/2009
Your poetry always inspires. This is beautiful.
Reviewed by jude forese 9/6/2009
self-reflective allegory of spirit and soul elegantly flown upon ...
Reviewed by Cindy Tuttle 9/6/2009
Eileen I loved the innocence and wonerful story in this poem.I think this one I loved the best out of all your poems. And that's hard to pick since they are all so good.I really enjoyed this!

With Love,
Reviewed by JASMIN HORST SEILER 9/6/2009
I understand, and so it's true, we live within one another, but to fly to heaven in a bird, where both will be angels with wings, beautiful metaphor Eileen and most wonderfully expressed, it lifts ones spirit, so to say. Hugs! Jasmin Horst
Reviewed by Karen Vanderlaan 9/6/2009
Reviewed by Mr. Ed 9/6/2009
Quite captivating, Tiger Lily!
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 9/6/2009
Beautiful write, Eileen, and I love the piccy! Very well penned as always!

(((HUGS))), much love, and continued prayers~

As always, your friend in Tx., Karen Lynn. :D
Reviewed by Georg Mateos 9/6/2009
ET, you have given me a reason not to forget, ever, my butterflies!


Reviewed by Jerry Bolton (Reader) 9/6/2009
Aesop's Fables,you have competition. Nicely done. The ending surprised me, although it should have, knowing who the author was . . .
Reviewed by Rose Rideout 9/6/2009
Absolutly BEAUTIFUL Eileen. It proves when we are in need God sends us an Angel. Thank you for sharing.

Newfie Hugs, Rose
Reviewed by Paul Berube 9/5/2009
Excellent story here, Eileen. Well done indeed.
Reviewed by steve Chering 9/5/2009
quirky tale. short scanning pretty cool.
Reviewed by George Carroll 9/5/2009
We all need each other to reach our goal in heaven.

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