William Henry Davies

(3 July 1871 – 26 September 1940 / Monmouthshire / Wales)

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A Butterfly;
That on a rough, hard rock
Happy can lie;
Friendless and all alone
On this unsweetened stone.

Now let my bed be hard
No care take I;
I'll make my joy like this
Small Butterfly;
Whose happy heart has power
To make a stone a flower.

Submitted: Friday, January 03, 2003

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