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Emily Dickinson - The butterfly obtains

The butterfly obtains
But little sympathy
Though favorably mentioned
In Entomology --

Because he travels freely
And wears a proper coat
The circumspect are certain
That he is dissolute --

Had he the homely scutcheon
Of modest Industry
'Twere fitter certifying
For Immortality --

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Poet: Emily Dickinson
Poem: 1685. The butterfly obtains
Volume: Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson
Year: Published/Written in 1955

Comment 1 of 1, added on March 28th, 2007 at 2:17 AM.

look at what is is talking about the beauty of the betterfully.

haripriya from United States

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