a poem, for you

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,
’T were fitter certifying for Immortality.
-Emily Dickinson

This, my dear, is for you, because it made me smile, and think of you, and think of Abby. I love you.

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