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dVerse — quadrille 111– Secrets of the butterflies

Calla lilies Painting by Maria Shedrina | Saatchi Art
“Calla Lilies,” by Maria Shedrina

While I was flitting by one day upon a gentle breeze,
I eavesdropped when a butterfly told secrets to the bees:
A magic nectar rests in deepest bells of lilies blue,
and if you sip just one small bit your fondest dreams come true.

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Kim from North Norfolk is today’s host of dVerse. Kim says:
This week, I’d like you to take any meaning, form or compound of the word eavesdropping, and write a poem of exactly 44 words (not counting your title), including the prompt word.

41 thoughts on “dVerse — quadrille 111– Secrets of the butterflies

  1. This is just delightful: ‘I eavesdropped when a butterfly told secrets to the bees’ – it makes me think of the kind of eavesdropping Ariel in The Tempest might do: so delicate and magical, made me smile 🙂

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  2. I love the rhythm and pace of your quadrille, Lisa, perfect for flitting, and I love the thought of eavesdropping on a butterfly telling secrets to the bees. There’s a fairy tale feel to this one. 😊 Like Ingrid, it made me think of Ariel in The Tempest and even Puck in A Midsummer Night;’s Dream.

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