"To a Butterfly" was written by William Wordsworth. As children, Wordsworth and his sister Dorothy would chase butterflies in the summer. When he was about 8 years old his mother passed away and he and his sister were separated. He wrote two poems called "To a Butterfly" in homage of his sister.

To a Butterfly - English Children's Songs - England - Mama Lisa's World: Children's Songs and Rhymes from Around the World  - Intro Image


Written by William Wordsworth in 1801.



Read by Alan Davis Drake.

This recording is of only the first verse. It's interesting how different the readings are.


Read by Nicky.