Sunday, September 22, 2013


I never dreamt...I only wrote...

Below, I'm holding my second book.  And the posted poem is published in my first book.  I never dreamed of publishing or even sharing my words publicly.  I never had a voice...just a pen and a journal.  Amazing what God does with a life that is submissive to him.  When I speak, it is not me, it's my Spirit.

Not A Poet

when i write
it is not to create a poem

it is not to arrange stanzas
and line up couplets

it is not to form 17 syllables
for the perfect haiku

it is not to have the last
line rhyme with the previous

nor is it an attempt to duplicate
a piece written by a famous poet

when i write it is not to satisfy
the reader or even myself

it is not a fixation to get my thoughts
onto paper before my memory fades

when i write it is not to one day
with hopes to some day...

when i write it is completely and
utterly beyond my control


WynnSong said...

When you write....God is Praised.....
Thanks for being you....

A Free Spirit Butterfly said...

Thank you Beloved Child of the Most High.

Humble and grateful me.

Love and peace,

A Free Spirit Butterfly said...

thank you lin,

you're too kind...

He is worthy of all the PRAISE.

Love and peace

A Lady's Life said...

Congrats Butterfly. You go girl!!

Moanerplicity said...

Having read it from cover to cover, I can state that this book features a GREAT collection of prose & poetry.

The above piece by you is a testament to the strength & power of the entire collective.

Take a bow, my friend. Take a bow!


A Free Spirit Butterfly said...

Thank you My Lady Friend :-)