I Love Butterflies

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    Milkweeds And Butterflies

    i read an article in the Dallas newspaper that milkweeds will save monarchs apparently, Texas is worried about having a butterfly shortage. :( so they are encouraging people to plant milkweeds. http://www.dallasnews.com/news/community-news/dallas/headlines/20130322-dallas...
    turquoiseturtle turquoiseturtle
    36-40, F
    Apr 8, 2013

    Want To Take More Pics Of Butterflies.

    I love butterflies. I like growing flowers in the yard that attract butterflies. I live near Sandy Hook, N.J., which has a wild reserve for all kinds of wild life. In the month of May migrating butterflies stop over this beach paradise and its a beautiful site to see these...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Jan 24, 2013

    Colourful Beauty

    I love to watch butterflies flutter..I am always captivated and mesmerized by their beauty..I always think that if we should look more deeply into what their place here on earth may symbolize..its as if they are telling us life is fragile and short look at mine! Its always a...
    taintedbutterfly taintedbutterfly
    36-40, F
    Jan 18, 2013

    A Video Of Butterflies

    Ive always liked butterflies if I just happened to see one,but until this last year after moving waaaaay out I hadn't given them a lot of thought.They are so thick out here where I live that next spring.I have a video in mind,that I hope will be funny!
    The1960texan The1960texan
    51-55, M
    Nov 10, 2012

    Happiness

    Happiness is a butterfly, which when pursued, is always just beyond your grasp, but which, if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you
    butterflygirl7777 butterflygirl7777
    22-25, F
    1 Response Oct 17, 2012

    Butterfly

    I dedicate this video to all you beautiful butterflies.
    loveunbound67 loveunbound67
    41-45, M
    Aug 9, 2012
    Sylphy Sylphy
    41-45, F
    2 Responses Aug 4, 2012

    Blue Ulysses Butterfly

    This has to be my favourite butterfly of all.I love tending to my garden on the farm to ensure I have the right plants to attract them. They fly in and out of the rainforest without a care in the world.I have been fencing in the paddock and had them land on me. The blue colour is...
    HowMuchCanaKoalaBear HowMuchCanaKoalaBear
    41-45, F
    Jul 4, 2012

    My Power-animal

    I'd always thought butterflies were these strange and graceful creatures, but that was about it. One day, I was in my friend's backyard with a few people, just sitting around, talking. Every few minutes, this butterfly would come circle around me, and then land somewhere on my...
    Skeevy5446 Skeevy5446
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jul 3, 2012

    Butterflies

    Butterflies represent metamorphosis, transformation, and rejuvenation. I love butterflies because for me they represent new begginings. Also, when I watch them they are always flutering around, which makes me happy.
    allyra allyra
    22-25, F
    Jun 8, 2012

    Like This Butterfly Poem

    BUTTERFLY ANGEL I burnt my tears the other day The sky was blue And the wind was blowing silently  It rustled my heart along with my hair At first I thought everything was over But then I realized  A tiny butterfly had nestled on my right shoulder It sat...
    someday2012 someday2012
    41-45, F
    1 Response May 31, 2012

    Habil And Qabil Story

      Habil and Qabil Adam had two sons called Habil and Qabil. Adam thought thatHabil, the younger son, should take over after him. But Qabil didn't like this idea and was very jealous. To settle the argument Adam thought of an idea. He told his sons to think of a present to give...
    faycal faycal
    18-21, M
    May 29, 2012

    Profet Adam Part1

    Prophet Adam (a)   Allah made the mountains and the seas.He made all the animals.He made the heavens and the stars. He made the sun and the moonand he made the angels.The angels were like Allah's servantsand did everything He ordered. Then Allah decided to make a...
    faycal faycal
    18-21, M
    May 24, 2012

    Zebra Longwing Is A Friendly One!

    There are red hibiscus flowers in my backyard, a butterfly known as the Zebra Long wing with yellow and black stripes loves to fly around and between the shrubs. They come in pack and they are really not afraid of me because I get real close to them and they circle my hand like I...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    May 18, 2012

    What Butterflies Symbolize

    Resurrection, life, celebration, freedom, transition, time and soul. Butterflies are happy creatures that blossom. They're very free, graceful, elegant. But they all start off as catepillars which is amazing to me then they transform, resurrect, live life fully, celebrate. Idk...
    Thecloverbunny5 Thecloverbunny5
    13-15, F
    1 Response Mar 17, 2012

    The Butterfly In Me..

    Butterfly in me is no longer waiting to be wild and free I have come out of my shell more vulnerable now till I embrace this new identity I'm Learning to use my wings for the first time to explore what I have not yet seen And I have the acceptance and understanding that I am...
    coryinvancouver coryinvancouver
    31-35, F
    Mar 10, 2012

    Does It Mean Anything?

    I'm not sure why but I've loved butterflies since I was a child. I remember the small yellow ones that would land on a flower and poof.. they would fly away.Maybe it's the majestic colors and designs that butterflies have, but i'm deeply fascinated. Their wings look so soft and...
    Calif39 Calif39
    36-40, F
    1 Response Mar 10, 2012

    I Like Butterflies

    I like butterflies they are beautiful.  What more can one say about them?
    aquarius3 aquarius3
    66-70
    Jan 22, 2012

    I Rescued A Butterfly

    26 years back, I worked for a delicacies company. They imported fresh herbs from France and one day I found a chrysalis, which I took home with me. After a few days, a swallowtail hatched out. It was rainy for some time and I decided to keep it inside until the sun shone again. I...
    RickiChickie RickiChickie
    51-55, F
    10 Responses Dec 10, 2011

    I Am My Mother's Keeper

    When I was just a little girl, I was in first grade to be exact. I got attached to my aunty, I always called her my second mom. Her room was full of stuffed animals, bright colors and beautiful butterflies flew outside her  window. We did everything together, played together...
    jocellyn1 jocellyn1
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Oct 16, 2011

    If You Couldn't Tell....

    Let me point out and make a note..... my username =) !! I love butterflies whether I am looking at a variety of picturesof them on the computer or sitting out camping and one flies byI enjoy their beauty, their colors... I find butterflies just absolutely beautiful.. I have...
    purplebutterfly14 purplebutterfly14
    18-21, F
    Sep 23, 2011

    The Cutest Insects

    Butterflies are the cutest insects. They flutter their wings, rest upon things and are so delicate and pretty. Today I rescued two from distress. See today I rode the bus. I was sitting at a stop that had a bench and a partial glass enclosure. The first butterfly was trying to...
    4vrUnique 4vrUnique
    46-50
    3 Responses Sep 13, 2011

    Beautiful

    just by chance .. when i was visiting Athens Greece..a friend took me too a local beauty spot... it was something i havent forgotten..in one part there were literally thousands of butterflys.. i had never seen anything likeit b4... they were all flying free.. wonderfull...
    starlitz starlitz
    41-45, F
    2 Responses Sep 11, 2011

    Why I Love Butterflies

    When I was in Kinder-garden, I remember my teacher Ms. White brought these caterpillars in the class one day. She said we would do a science project for the next few weeks. The caterpillars where in this see through container. We observed them over a course of weeks and learned...
    surrealreality surrealreality
    31-35, F
    8 Responses Sep 5, 2011

    Legend Of The Butterfly

    Found this and thought it lovely ........The Native American Legend Of The ButterflyIf anyone desires a wish to come true, they must first capture a butterfly and whisper that wish to it. As a butterfly can make no sound, the butterfly can not reveal the wish to anyone but the...
    liguidgold liguidgold
    41-45, F
    2 Responses Jul 7, 2011

    I Love Them....

    I just think they are beautiful, I love the different colours. I also love butterfly prints on clothes and hair accessories. Butterflies are just so girly and pretty.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    May 15, 2011

    Butterflies

    They are colorful, pretty and graceful. Who wouldn't love butterflies?
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Mar 9, 2011

    Butterfly Tattoo

    It is kind of weird how my strong liking for butterflies came. I use to work for a lady who has lupus. The symbol for lupus is a purple butterfly. She, I, and several other fellow coworkers talked about getting a tattoo of a butterfly with purple being the main color in honor of...
    chey20002001 chey20002001
    31-35, F
    Feb 24, 2011

    I Would Love To See Them Every Single Day

    I really love butterflies and they have a special meaning and symbology for me. I would like to have a small butterfly tatoo as a reminder. Somewhere discreet. I was looking at butterfly tattoos, and there are so many beautiful ones!
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Dec 17, 2010

    Butterflies Make Me Smile

    Everytime I see a butterfly I smile because i feel that the higher power of the universe is trying to cheer me up. Plus they are beautiful!
    wickedwitch511 wickedwitch511
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Nov 5, 2010

    Just A Little Flutter.

    My husband and I were extras in the Soap Box Derby Movie that was filming here in my area recently. During some down time, a small but beautiful butterfly landed on my foot as I was sitting in the sun. To me it was significant. To others maybe..not so much. I am a huge butterfly...
    Butterflyzz Butterflyzz
    41-45, F
    1 Response Aug 3, 2010

    Sweat Creatures

    They are so fragile and beautiful. Flying freely in the sky, resting on flowers and living only for a short time. Even if they don't live long they still search for their partner to fly and die together. Isn't it beautiful? I think it is. And the fact they changes too..they wasn...
    lovelessbutterfly lovelessbutterfly
    31-35, F
    6 Responses Jun 7, 2010

    Mom

    Whenever I see a butterfly I know it's a sign from my mother who left this realm 17 years ago. They always make me smile :)
    soulshadow soulshadow
    36-40, F
    1 Response May 25, 2010

    Butterflys Are A Symbol To Me...something Precious From A Friend.......

    I have a special thing for butterflies...a close friend of mine got me on to this. Many years ago, I was battling cancer, it was looking pretty bad, losing the fight...everyone was bringing me flowers and what not...but my GF friend brought me some beautiful butterfly chimes...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Apr 24, 2010

    My Daughter's Symbol

    The first time I felt my daughter move with my hand on her mother's stomach, it felt like butterflies fluttering just under my palm. She pushed against my hand, and she was unmistakably there, real and alive, and mine. Our daughter. It was the last time I felt her as well, but I...
    gloomysunday gloomysunday
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Jan 28, 2010

    Butterflies

      I love butterflies.  They are all beautiful, colorful and each and everyone of them are unique.  
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr
    36-40, F
    4 Responses Jan 14, 2010

    Butterflies

      Since I left an unhappy relationship. I feel so attracted to buttlerflies. For me they mean independence, femininity and freedom. I want to exercise their lightness flutering in life...  If they were heavy, how would they carry their weight with the pretty...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    5 Responses Dec 19, 2009

    Look Mom Flying Flowers

     My mother told me I was very young and  saw my first butterfly ..I turned to her pointed my chubby little finger , giggled and said "Flower"!That started a life long love of these delicate creatures.... I remember whenever I saw one of these colorful beauties , I...
    softkitti softkitti
    22-25, F
    13 Responses Dec 13, 2009

    All The Colors Of The Rainbow

    We have the most amazing butterflys in Lake Tahoe. Zebra stripes, swallow tails, painted ladys.... all the colors of the rainbow. I love taking macro shots of them but, this particular butterfly has been one of very very few who sat still and posed for my cam!!  I love...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Nov 28, 2009

    All Different Kinds....

      I think Butterflies are one of the most beautiful things in the world. I just think even the not so pretty butterfly is still beautiful. I think that they are so beautiful, and seeing one can make you have a wonderful day. I Love seeing a Butterfly, it just...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Sep 11, 2009

    My Personal Tribute to Butterflies

    The beauty of the butterfly is something one should never selfishly restrain.    Love belongs to the universe, and in the universe; LOVE provides the freedom to all human beings to bring joy and enjoyment to another which brightens the lives of all involved...
    ichooselife ichooselife
    36-40, F
    7 Responses Sep 11, 2009

    I Used to Raise Butterflies

    And sell them to be released at weddings, but when I learned that not all people are careuful with these delicate creatures during release, I stopped. You would think people at a wedding would act right, but no, and I could not bear the thought of butterflies being harmed so I...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    6 Responses Sep 11, 2009

    Brings Out the Baby In Me

    I cannot stand butterflies.  They bring out the crybaby in me.  A few days ago my brother, nephew, and I were out in the backyard weeding.  I'm minding my own business when this big *** butterfly lands on the plant right next to me.  I scream bloody murder...
    XCRevolution XCRevolution
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Jul 23, 2009

    I Planted a Butterfly Garden

    Following a trip to Niagra Falls, where on the Canadian side there is a wonderful butterfly house, I learned some very important things about butterflies that convinced me to plant a butterfly garden. What I learned was: Butterflies, although they are relatively slow...
    ginger1979 ginger1979
    41-45, F
    5 Responses Jul 7, 2009

    Fragile Strength

    Butterflies are a wonder to watch. Their fragile wings can be crushed with the slight brush of a hand yet their strength and agility enures their ability to survive the brutal realities of their environment.  They represent a transformation of one part of a life...
    finerside finerside
    46-50, F
    1 Response Jun 24, 2009

    Beautiful Butterflies

    I remember as a little girl I watched in awe as butterflies would land carefully; going from flower to flower.  Their wings seemed to float aimlessly on the wind.  I don't see many butterflies anymore .
    ichooselife ichooselife
    36-40, F
    10 Responses Jun 21, 2009

    Butterflies Represent Human's Liberty!!!!

    What i like most about butterflies is that they're, for me, shows how humans should be independent. They fly peacefully on the air and it's very wonderful to see them do that! When i see them flying freely, i felt happy and hopeful- hoping that someday, all people will feel free...
    gibbygibbs gibbygibbs
    18-21, T
    1 Response Jun 14, 2009

    Beauty and Freedom

     There is nothing as beautiful, elegant and more perfect than a butterfly ! They emerge only briefly, and experience the freedom of their choices before returning to butterfly heaven. A bit like us!  Created perfectly in our heavenly father's image to briefly...
    RelaxedRetiredLady RelaxedRetiredLady
    56-60, F
    10 Responses May 20, 2009

    Monarchs, Please

    I love butterflies! I like fritillaries, but this year I am hoping for monarchs. I have a few milkweed plants and am may grow sunflowers as well. Wish me luck!
    honeybunch honeybunch
    22-25, F
    1 Response May 16, 2009

    The Whole Shabang

    I love butterflies and watching them dance on the breeze, but i equally am fascinated by the chrysalis. I used to spend hours in the garden searching for them...i always found a few. Then i would stick it in a jar with holes in the lid and wait...problem was i was always too...
    thehippy thehippy
    41-45, F
    May 8, 2009

    I See Freedom In Butterflies

    I've always loved butterflies but now I'm kind of obsessed about them.  My daughter did her nursery in butterflies and so I try to make a point of adding butterflies for the scrapbooking layouts I do for my granddaughter.  Since I make cards for both of them, I try to...
    Sassyscrapper Sassyscrapper
    56-60, F
    1 Response May 4, 2009

    Butterflies Are So Gorgeous!!

    I have always loved them too. I don't have any tattoos, but I think if I got one, it would have to incorperate a butterly some how. I dont know what it is, I mean, besides the obvious beauty, but they just have always been so magical to me.
    kthinton kthinton
    26-30
    1 Response Apr 10, 2009

    Spring

    I look forward to Spring when the butterflies begin their swarm of my butterfly bushes.  I am waiting... waiting... waiting... and still waiting through all this cold this year to see them.  I really need to see the butterflies soon.
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm
    46-50, F
    7 Responses Apr 9, 2009

    Buttterflyies

     i love butterflyies i seen my first today a white sulpher common but still spring is in the air!!!!we have a buttton bush by the lakeside and boy do the butterflies ever love it!!!!
    samms samms
    46-50, F
    Apr 9, 2009

    Butterflies......

    I have loved butterflies ever since I can remember, but I didn't know what they meant until I was an adult.  They are a symbol of transformation.  And that resonates with me because I am always changing.  I learn new things, have new experiences, am...
    Karen21632 Karen21632
    41-45, F
    1 Response Mar 9, 2009

    FREE:)

    The best thing i love about butterflies is that they seem so free,a nd so beautiful... and even if they only have a little time in this earth to live, it's like, they're making the best out of it and that theyare so colorful, and yes, so free... i've always loved that about...
    mistyeyedlass mistyeyedlass
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Feb 23, 2009

    A Butterfly Poem I Wrote Out Really Quick

    Flitting here and there Alive for just a while The butterflies are free To come and go as they Please They are a symbol of freedom Like humans they never know When their last day will come Look to the butterfly It will show you how to live Each day specialer than the...
    STONEBULLDOG STONEBULLDOG
    41-45, F
    2 Responses Dec 4, 2008

    So Beautiful

    Moving through their stages of life. I love butterflies because in a sense I see myself as one, moving through the stages of my life. Moving from a non-descript egg to the unsightly cocoon finally to emerge as a beautiful butterfly. Beautiful and complete in the transformation...
    Josie06 Josie06
    56-60, F
    Oct 27, 2008

    Butterflies In the Falliam

     Its getting pretty cool now but the other day I went fishing and I was buzzed by several butterflies! They were rusty brown Monarchs.  I'm not sure why they were so attracted to me, perhaps because it was cool they were seeking the warmth of my bodyheat. But as I...
    0hBrandie 0hBrandie
    41-45, M
    6 Responses Oct 9, 2008

    What Amazing Life Models They Are.

    Butterflies are truely amazing and inspiring.  I was drawn to them in my adult years.  At first I did not really understand the obsession, but then I gradually realised why.  They start out as beautiful caterpillars.  They consume copious amounts then go...
    danielle17374 danielle17374
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Sep 2, 2008
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