Edeltraut L. Scheffler Plath

(Brockville, Ontario, Canada)

The Butterfly

Don't bother me,
Don't smother me
With your unwanted touch.
Just look at me,
Admire me.
Forget about the catch.
I'm free - you see -
And love to be
That way a little longer.
You have no right
To bother me to smother me -
Because you are the stronger.

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