Poetry Explorer- Classic Contemporary Poetry, THE EXAMPLE, by WILLIAM HENRY DAVIES

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First Line: Here's an example from a butterfly
Last Line: To make a stone a flower.
Alternate Author Name(s): Davies, W. H.
Subject(s): Butterflies; Insects; Bugs

Here's an example from
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.

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