Phoenix

by Caroline Slee
(California)

The caterpillar had no guarantee
That transformation would come
Instead of death --
No more than we had any certitude
Of triumph in place of tragedy

No, no – only shaky ground
And tremulous voices
Accompanied us on this journey
Through lands darker
Than any monster could imagine

Until, emerging, we were reborn
All bright eyes and fierce smiles --
Victors on a path
That recreated us through our destruction

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From The Heart...
by: Ms.Shaw

Caroline, you made me cry!! So poignant and so you!! Perfect

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:)
by: Anonymous

Good Poem!!!

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:-)
by: Anonymous

Very well doe cuz.

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caterpillar
by: didi

I am very proud of you. Your journey has gone
from dark to light, and you have reentered as
a butterfly(a beautiful,strong and loving butterful)
I Love You

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Phoenix, nicely done
by: Anonymous

Most enjoyable and well done. Thank you for sharing.

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Caterpillar
by: Sandra :)

Quite impressive! Didn't know you were into poetry. I've not been much for appreciation of poetry because most I've read is so abstract I don't comprehend it. Yours however had a flow and ease to it so I actually enjoyed it. Thanks for sharing.

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