Not knowing
Is akin to wandering
in the wilderness
Lost and alone
Without answers
Feasting on bitterness
How did I get here?
I am still uncertain
It was not explained
Never a factor 
It was a course to take 
As if it were ordained
I spun a cocoon 
Until it formed
a charming chrysalis
I lay dormant, thinking
For the longest time
Sure nothing was amiss
Metamorphosis complete
I am now as free
as a butterfly, rosy pink
Reborn and renewed
Internal knowledge 
was missing link
Christine Bolton - Poetry for Healing ©

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  11 comments for “Metamorphosis

  1. May 27, 2019 at 11:23 pm

    oh your last stanza says it all so clearly to me….wise words Christine. so appreciated

    • Christine Bolton
      May 28, 2019 at 8:20 am

      Thank you dear Gina 🙂💕

  2. May 26, 2019 at 11:27 pm

    I was drawn to the reflective as underpinning wisdom and freedom.

    • Christine Bolton
      May 27, 2019 at 10:41 am

      Thanks Paul. If only we could resolve our issues in a few weeks like the caterpillar/butterfly cycle 😕

  3. May 26, 2019 at 8:21 am

    Beautiful Christine, trusting the process and emerging free.

    • Christine Bolton
      May 26, 2019 at 9:02 am

      Thank you fest Hélène ❤️
      I’m sorry you are going through a difficult time right now. Thinking of you ❤️

      • May 26, 2019 at 9:30 am

        Thank you Christine, it means a lot to me.

      • Christine Bolton
        May 27, 2019 at 10:41 am


  4. May 26, 2019 at 7:52 am

    I like your take! 🙂💞

  5. May 25, 2019 at 11:08 pm

    nice share

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