butterfly s

sun casts its
eye on winged shadows,
dancing in
to the day–
tossed by light waves that play with
dappled melodies

butterfly close up s

I’ve been wanting to do another butterfly painting, and the dVerse prompt from Laura, flights of fancy, provided the perfect excuse.

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39 responses to “butterfly”

  1. Lucy says :

    Beautiful and powerful.

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  2. boundlessblessingsblog says :

    Playing with dappled memories. Lovely words and the painting is awesome.

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  3. memadtwo says :

    That is really beautiful! N.


  4. merrildsmith says :

    I love this poem and art.
    “tossed by light waves that play with
    dappled melodies” So perfectly describes it.

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  5. Charlotte says :

    Well done! TY for a beautiful image and poem for my morning.

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  6. rivrvlogr says :

    Shadow and light at the same time certainly describes a butterfly.

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  7. Glenn A. Buttkus says :

    Such dappled beauty, and sadly, so short-lived. It kind of fuels the old axiom that something/one can be too perfect, too beautiful for this world. Both paintings are boffo.

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  8. Ron. says :

    hear see feel this one. .Perfect.

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  9. Laura Bloomsbury says :

    Glad the prompt gave you butterflies!

    “tossed by light waves” – so pretty

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  10. calmkate says :

    Beautiful poem and art K!

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  11. Beck says :

    Beautiful! ❤️ both poetry and art

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  12. Frank Hubeny says :

    I like the green around the edge and the phrase “dappled melodies”.

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  13. Jane Dougherty says :

    Yes, butterflies are tossed on an ocean of light. I love that solemn butterfly with its cat face.

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  14. judeitakali says :

    This is beautiful. Your art is so interpretive

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  15. kim881 says :

    A beautiful, colourful butterfly painting to complement your lovely poem, Kerfe! I love the ‘winged shadows’ and ‘dappled melodies’.

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  16. msjadeli says :

    “sun casts its eye on winged shadows” what a great line, K. The butterflies are happy to oblige their wings.

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  17. robertawrites235681907 says :

    Lovely descriptions, Kerfe. This painting is beautiful. I can remember creating these double sided artworks when I was in high school.

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  18. Olga says :

    I see a wonderful dance of light and color transforming into a winged form, but I also see more. The curious imagination can have a playful journey into your piece of art. A baby hippo makes itself known and more. 🙂

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