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Charles Bukowski - A fuzzy fellow, without feet,

A fuzzy fellow, without feet,
Yet doth exceeding run!
Of velvet, is his Countenance,
And his Complexion, dun!

Sometime, he dwelleth in the grass!
Sometime, upon a bough,
From which he doth descend in plush
Upon the Passer-by!

All this in summer.
But when winds alarm the Forest Folk,
He taketh Damask Residence --
And struts in sewing silk!

Then, finer than a Lady,
Emerges in the spring!
A Feather on each shoulder!
You'd scarce recognize him!

By Men, yclept Caterpillar!
By me! But who am I,
To tell the pretty secret
Of the Butterfly!

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Poet: Charles Bukowski
Poem: 173. A fuzzy fellow, without feet,
Volume: Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson
Year: Published/Written in 1955

Comment 4 of 4, added on December 16th, 2009 at 1:02 AM.

Thank you so much for putting this poem up. It is so beautiful and just made my day! Oh its just a dandy poem indeed, with so many secret meanings and such delightful imagery, it makes me want to jump out of my seat and go catch one of them butterflies for myself :) NEWMANNNNNNNNNNN

Newman from United States
Comment 3 of 4, added on June 21st, 2005 at 11:29 AM.

The poem is about a butterfly...unless you decided to take it a different way

Jemma from United States
Comment 2 of 4, added on January 9th, 2005 at 8:15 PM.

It is not talking about a fuzzy man with no feet...it is describing a butterfly! This poem is also not a waste of time!

Max from United States

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