wings and things

Butterfly haiku

on September 29, 2012

The utterfly looks

for the B that will heal it

under the grey rocks.

The utterfly has

enormously big nostrils,

like big purple eyes.

The utterfly finds

its missing B in the hug

of an old, old man.

The utterfly finds

its missing B in the smile

of a young, young man.

The utterfly speaks,

sheds its mothy shabbiness,

enfolds its own B …

And becomes a butterfly.

47 responses to “Butterfly haiku

  1. Now its my turn to have you cause mr to cry… How beautiful in such a stunning & shining way. Utterfly, I so love her.
    you are touching deeply my friend,

  2. dcwisdom says:

    I wish I could write haikus. Jealous.

  3. adinparadise says:

    Lovely Haiku. Wishing you a very happy weekend. 🙂

  4. kvennarad says:

    You just know you’re going to get people commenting ‘This isn’t a haiku’…


    Marie Marshall

  5. Robyn Lee says:

    Loved this Julie — I need to find my ‘B’ ~ maybe soon?! You did a great job keeping to haiku form with a lengthier piece — and it’s so witty! xxooo Hope you are hanging in in over there — Ming too ~ Sending Hugs! R

  6. bulldogsturf says:

    How I love this one Julie… gave me a real good pickup this morning…

  7. Rhonda says:

    utterly fun and beautiful jules.

  8. Your utterfly poem is utterly charming 🙂

  9. that darn B always taking off some where like when I want to utter my toast!

  10. hugr5 says:

    Well done. Clever. It made me laugh. 🙂 At first I was trying to figure out what an utterfly was!

  11. terry1954 says:

    that is so creative and beautiful Julie!!!! love it!

  12. viveka says:

    Now you control this art too … amazing. B must be very special. Lovely written haiku.

  13. Lovely just like butterflys…………..

  14. bluebee says:

    Oh, I love this. What a wonderful poem, Julie. It has something of the mystical about it.

  15. Reblogged this on Lady Barefoot Baroness and commented:
    Utterfly ~ by Jules @ jmgoyder
    Missing the “B”..
    Thank you my friend Jules!

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