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 —

Analysis, meaning and summary of Emily Dickinson's poem The butterfly obtains

1 Comment

  1. haripriya says:

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

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