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Author Name: FreeFireHam 11 Comments
Date Added: August 02, 2007 17:08:54 Average Score: (Needs 2)
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Butterflies And Roses
Butterflies And Roses
I write for all and some who cannot find the words.

They’re words from the heart and seldom ever heard.

I write about cherished moments. That in my heart, I hide.

About all the beauty I see and the dreams that I have inside.

I do not wish to ever compose any sad repose.

I offer only beautiful things, such as the butterfly and rose.

I know that there is a place for sadness and gloom.

I choose to view life from the other side of the room.

So take a deep breath and slow down the pace.

And savor every moment.  We're not in a race.

Take some time out my friend to look deep within.

There you’ll find treasures. Allow the healing to begin.

Do you see the wonder that simple pleasures bring?

Allow them to fill your heart and cause your soul to sing.

You also can become part of the beauty all around.

Your life can be the most wonderful thing ever found.

When you find yourself at the twilight of your days,

You will look back and see just how many ways,

You were part of the beauty and the world's better place.

You chose to see the beauty that put a smile upon your face.

  FireHam 11/11/2004
Author's Notes:
I felt I should post this here at my FAVORITE poetry site because of the importance I attach with this poem...  One of these days I will be satisfied enough with my poetry...  Then I will write my book...
"Butterflies And Roses"  will be the books theme and also the title poem...  I am in no hurry for now and I am FOREVER editing, refining and organizing my poetry trying to find JUST the right touch...
When I am ready, I will proudly join the ranks of some of the talented
 "Published Authors" here at Creative Poems...
And when I hit the NY Times Best Sellers List,
I will gladly autograph a copy for you... 
For a nominal fee that is...  :D
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Comment By: FreeButterfly on December 20, 2008 09:51:46 PM Report
This is just wonderful Ham! You speak such truth straight from your heart...I love this!




Comment By: FreeGlata on August 13, 2007 10:39:21 AM Report
Great encouraging write, Ham! And I know that one day you'll reach the point that you'll be totally ready to publish. It's a wonderful  feeling to hold that first copy of your very own work in your hands.

Hugs and good luck!


Comment By: FreeRobin Constantinou on August 8, 2007 06:18:52 PM Report
great inspirational write, powerfully enticing, wait for you to beg for more,

Comment By: Freeleahlopez on August 6, 2007 10:21:51 AM Report
This is a remarkable poem Harold, so much inspiration and satisfaction and not many people see the beauty that all the time is there. excellant,



Comment By: FreeRin Marie on August 5, 2007 12:22:52 PM Report
I will buy ten copies of your book, just because your amazing! Thank you for sharing this wonderful poem with us.  It is very touching.  Ham....your awesome!


Love, Rin

Comment By: FreeAlison Storm Wolf on August 4, 2007 02:50:24 PM Report
I agree that there is no time like the present to spread a little (or a LOT)  of love around Hammy.
Good luck with the book.

Ali x

Comment By: FreeBarbara Demasson on August 3, 2007 04:09:32 PM Report
Be brave enough to open up the stores of your heart Harold...beautiful poetry, both happy and sad lives within.



Comment By: FreeQuiltingLady on August 3, 2007 09:07:46 AM Report
I love this and will be one of my favorites.  I try to look for the beauty in everyone and everything.


Comment By: FreeShe Whispers on August 2, 2007 10:46:22 PM Report

 Now that is a title that will sell your first million...I will buy one for sure.
Your right in this world there is so much sadness ..we all need more happiness ...Roses and Butterflies who could ask for more?? A very heart felt poem my dear friend..
Hugs and love ~ Scarlett

Comment By: FreeTiffany on August 2, 2007 07:21:07 PM Report
0mg hammy,

i do love this poem. ill say this : this is my favorite so far. you are a great poet and a fantastic friend. keep writing hun.

maybe one day ill be as good as you


much love


Comment By: FreeRoger Bacon on August 2, 2007 07:03:58 PM Report
Uplifting poem, Harold.  Well penned and sound advice. 


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