"To a Butterfly" was written by William Wordsworth in 1801. When he was a kid, Wordsworth and his sister Dorothy would chase butterflies in the summer. When he was about 8 years old his mother passed away. He and his sister were separated. He wrote two poems called "To a Butterfly" which seem to be 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.