''why else are we here if not to live with unreasonable passion for things…'' is a published piece by the author butterflies rising. All of butterflies rising's poems and quotes can be found in her poetry books 'wild spirit, soft heart' and 'she's flowers and fire'. All work is copyrighted. It can be shared on social media, with credit to butterflies rising included in images and captions. It may not be used for commercial purposes.