Where Do Butterflies Go?

Where do butterflies go when it rains?
When the drops fall gently from the sky
Do they hide
Or play catch with the drops?
Where do butterflies go when it rains?


Where do butterflies go when the sun shines?
When the rays stream from on high
Do they fly
Or slide down sunbeams?
Where do butterflies go when the sun shines?


Where do butterflies go when they're sad?
When they hurt and there's no place to hide
Do they cry
Or bravely try to smile?
Where do butterflies go when they're sad?


Where do butterflies go when they die?
When they no longer color our skies
Do they care
Or do they miss our earth?
Where do butterflies go when they die?


Poem by Michele Elaine Wilson 1996

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