She slept beneath a tree —
Remembered but by me.
I touched her Cradle mute —
She recognized the foot —
Put on her carmine suit
And see!

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2 Comments

  1. David says:

    I think it refers to a butterfly emerging from a cacoon.

  2. Amber says:

    I dont really understand this poem. If someone would help me understand it, that would be great. Someone that easily understands her poetry. I really have to read it over and over again before i catch anything. Thanks.

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