October 29, 2007

This Rice Looks Like a Butterfly


Listen Here!!!

This rice looks like a butterfly
Lost against the smoky skies
Careening recklessly heís all alone
A picture perfect mistake
Floating like a snowflake
With all the colors of a ice cream cone
Parading by so full of joy heís hard to hide

A canvas full of sadness
With opportunities of gladness
A godsend from above on a plate of food
A fragile mind that wanders
A nothingness to ponder
A fleeting glimpse of life that slowly fades
A feeling that Iím almost there and then it leaves me all alone

Iím eating in a restaurant
While memories of you haunt
I almost see your face but then it fades
This rice looks like a butterfly
I feel like I could almost cry
I miss your empty eyes I want to hide
The waitress brings the bill itís time for me to leave

Posted by steve at October 29, 2007 7:43 AM


confection covered heartbreak,
achingly beautiful.

Posted by: lb at October 29, 2007 8:00 AM

Hope you and your loved ones are safe in sunny Sandy Eggo.
Hugs, Kisses , and Leprechaun Wishes,

Posted by: shaeffer at October 29, 2007 3:02 PM

I love that. I like the whistle part at the end and how it fades away....

Posted by: fred van vactor at October 29, 2007 6:27 PM

I love that. I like the whistle part at the end and how it fades away....

Posted by: fred van vactor at October 29, 2007 6:28 PM

dear fred van vactor,
i thought i got a restraining against you.
please stop writing me.
p.s. can i borrow some socks?

Posted by: steve poltz at October 29, 2007 7:34 PM

dear mr. poltz,

ONCE AGAIN beautiful thoughts put to music.


OH! i've become obSeSSed with shrinky dinks.

well, i must say that your butterfly confection about put me over the edge! sooo purty...and shrinky dink-like.

please keep writing...

Posted by: db cooper at October 30, 2007 7:15 PM

yum...that's rice crispy right? Saw that Julian was lost in smoky skies for a while there. hope your eyes have dried. Fred has a scary name that makes me laugh. Thanks for the new posts that brightened my day. L.

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