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The Wolf and the Butterfly

November 26, 2009
By Sha-doki GOLD, Union, New Jersey
Sha-doki GOLD, Union, New Jersey
13 articles 4 photos 10 comments

Favorite Quote:
In the end it'll be okay, if it's not okay then it's not the end.


All the wolf wanted - so the wolf followed, there was the butterfly.
It was beautiful, one of a kind.
Drawn in, the wolf stepped closer,
but the butterfly flew away.
Days went by, again and again.
Every time the wolf stepped too close,
the butterfly went high enough - to the tree tops.
Months went by, the wolf still came.
The butterfly still left, but the wolf was unrelenting.
A year went by; the wolf grew tired,
and laid down underneath the shade of a tree.
...And the butterfly gently touched down upon the wolf's nose.


The author's comments:
Rather simple really, sometimes you just got to go with the flow of things, and let it (whatever it is) come to you.

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on Sep. 26 2021 at 8:54 am
Crazywolfiegirl2 PLATINUM, Kington, Other
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Favorite Quote:
There is something infinitely healing in the repeated refrains of nature—the assurance that dawn comes after night, and spring after winter. —Rachel Carson

I love this!

on Aug. 2 2021 at 4:59 pm
WolfGurl PLATINUM, Not A Real Place, Indiana
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Favorite Quote:
Until one has loved an animal, a part of one's soul remains unawakened. –Anatole France.

A dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than you love yourself. –Josh Billings

Men are from Earth, women are from Earth. Deal with it.- George Carlin

A nation that destroys its soils destroys itself. Forests are the lungs of our land, purifying the air and giving fresh strength to our people. —Franklin D. Roosevelt

Never lose. Either win, or learn. - Me

Wow, I LOVE this! def adding to my favs