Tanka Tuesday :: Butterfly

Image Credit: Annette Rochelle Aben
emerge
fluttering wings
a treasure to be found
from the soft bed of the ocean
fresh stars
the strong colours are hypnotic
the chains of a promise
pearls and pure gold
resting

Ekphrastic photo is the prompt for Tanka Tuesday this week. Annette Rochelle Aben provided us with the gorgeous photo above. As soon as I saw it, I was reminded of the freedom and passion the butterflies are able to demonstrate while kissing the flowers in my garden. I wrote a butterfly cinquain (2, 4, 6, 8, 2, 8, 6, 4, 2) to complement my thoughts.

14 thoughts on “Tanka Tuesday :: Butterfly

      1. Dear, dear Elizabeth, was absolutely lovely to sit and soak in your words. So much healing and calmness. Your love for nature and your gentle heart is in each post. I have missed this specific joy and am happy you are writing here. You have been a beacon of hope and love for me for the longest time. Cheers to many more good years and sweet memories.

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      2. My dear friend! So happy you can feel the healing and calmness in my posts. I’m very grateful for our connection. And yes, cheers to many more sweet moments and memories! 🙂

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