By Ami (Gypsie) Offenbacher-Ferris

Photo by Brett Cole @ Pinterest
Response to dVerse – Open Link Night 311 (Golden Wait)
Posted by msjadeli
Prompt word CHRYSALIS
Her cocoon so soft and warm
Stay she would in this time and
The world outside could whirl and
She’d stay inside protected a good
No matter how they poked and
Inside her cocoon so safe she never
Out there were monsters and evil
Protected in her cocoon she hid her
Pretending her chrysalis had yet to
To emerge from here they might not
Past translucent wings of unearthly 
To a mind riddled with abstract


  1. Sadje says:

    This is a beautiful poem Ami.

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  2. msjadeli says:

    Glad she has her reassuring cushion from what’s “out there.”

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    1. Definitely! Thank you for reading Ms Jadeli! 😊

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      1. msjadeli says:

        You’re very welcome 🙂


  3. Ain says:

    Stunning, stunning, stunning…we can all relate to this, so powerful in topic and in style, with its fundamental ‘message’ and specific ideas to current situations. Such a stunning concept. This is what poetry is for. Hope my words were not too pretentious, certainly so appreciative.

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    1. Thank you most kindly Ain. Not pretentious at all but deeply appreciated! ✒️

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  4. I love the thought of having such protection… alas there is so much coming from the outside world to intercept our sleep

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    1. Most definitely. I’ve gone many nights now without sleep or only an hour or two. I’ve often thought that a couple asleep in each other’s arms was very cocoon-like. ~Gypsie


  5. This is so lovely! Your verse has a lilting cadence.

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    1. Thank you so very much. Your kinds words are greatly appreciated! 😊

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      1. My pleasure. 😊

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