"I'd paint her hair as a swarm of butterflies. A million Red Admirals"
Swarm of Monarch Butterflies
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In Greek mythology, the goddess Psyche is most commonly represented by a butterfly, hence the association of the butterfly with the soul. The butterfly is also seen as a symbol of transformation, of good luck and of beauty.

The Red Admiral is a colourful butterfly, found in Europe, Asia, and North America.

 

Red Admiral Butterfly
Creative Commons Attribution Share AlikeRed Admiral Butterfly - Credit: Anne Burgess