Recently we made a short trip to Hacienda Baru Nature Preserve, near Dominical, Costa Rica. There are cabinas there with several trails for hiking, a great open air restaurant, and a beautiful butterfly garden. I could have stayed watching and snapping photos for days; but we just weren’t prepared for a long visit. We plan to return soon with friends and do some serious hiking. That is, if they can tear me away from the dancers in the garden….Here is some of the magic of that afternoon….
Immersed in its Butterfly Ballet upon the golden stage, the delicate dancer paid no mind to the watchful eye that captured its graceful movement…
I heard a whisper on the wind,
your voice engulfed my soul.
Nectar, sweet, intoxicating,
your kiss that made me whole.
Come fly with me to heights of gold
where angels rest their heads.
Or take my hand for one last dance
across the flaming reds.
To dance, to fly, to taste true love
within this life we know
What more to want, to hope or dream
but to glow and grow and know?