'neath a canopy of burning blue
countless butterflies flutter
amid countless multi-colored flowers
daubed on the summer green

a monarch alights cautiously
on a fragile flower

how gloriously captivating
like a dream




Rodney Franklin (AMPAW@aol.com)



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Prejudical Planet

A Teacher's Farewell

Tadpole, Tadpole

Summer Daydreams

The River

Summertime Pleasures

An Evening In Maine

The Elders' Road

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