The Butterfly

Today I saw a butterfly,
With colours bright and bold.
It seemed to fly around me,
A message – I was told.

It said to look inwards,
And see how much I’ve grown.
It said to take the time,
To look deep, to be bold.

I did just as it said,
And to my great relief.
Pictures of my past,
Floated down like Autumn leaves.

I saw the things accomplished,
And realized today.
That it doesn’t really matter,
What others have to say.

It was a sweet reminder,
That all the things I’ve done.
I’ve done because they matter,
To me – not everyone.


From: Love, Loss, Life, Laughter