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Der Schmetterlingsjäger (The butterfly hunter)...

just as the butterfly

settles on a flower

and spreads her wings

in reverence to the sun

so

let our minds

still, and feast

on the nectar

of this sublime

life

© Stillness 20.08.2013

                                               by Alexandra Carr-Malcolm

 

 

 

Der Schmetterlingsjäger (The butterfly hunter) by Carl Spitzweg (1840), a depiction from the era of butterfly collection. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

 

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