One Word Challenge – “Up Close”

“Each sunshine-moment twinkles by
A white-winged, wandering butterfly…”
~W.T., “Honeymoon Cottage,” Chambers’s Journal of Popular Literature, Science, and Arts, 1862 June 28th

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“Just living is not enough,” said the butterfly, “one must have sunshine, freedom and a little flower.”  Hans Christian Andersen

“Happiness is a butterfly, which when pursued, is always just beyond your grasp, but which, if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you.”  Nathaniel Hawthorne

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