On a dull, grey morning I washed the dishes
Until a visitor, so quiet and swift
Landed outside and came over to visit.
It was delicate, clean and full of peace
I notice it out my window
And I began to feel my heart at ease.
Please stay awhile, I asked in thought,
And it humbly remained
As if company here it sought
Eventually, it did take off and flutter away
And still I smile
A butterfly's short life is happiness it pays
And it took its time on me.