Golden Butterflies

by kim blades, writer

Lazily floating

on warm, dry air

soft sun-rays coating

a beautiful pair

of golden butterflies

that alight on the petals

of a crimson hibiscus

whose slender sepals

support stamens more robust

sticky with food in disguise.

 

The golden pair

sup their fill

in the shimmering air

of a sunny day so still

their lift-off is a surprise.

 

Onwards they dance

a delicate meander

and land by chance

on white coriander

drowsy golden butterflies.

©kimblades2017

featured image from https://butterflyfarm.co.za

3 Comments to “Golden Butterflies”

  1. Sorry, I hit the wrong button while editing and posted it.

  2. This was a lovely read! Thanks!

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