No Doubt

"That cat's large eyes will do just fine,"
the butterfly thought easily,
quite eager to inspect himself
along the way to meet his mate.

The cat could not believe this sight
and asked its guest, "Are you so brave?
How are you not afraid of me?
Or do you not know of us cats?"

The butterfly smoothed back his hair
and reprimanded, "Please do keep still!
Today my lady friend comes home.
I want to look my best for her!"

And moments later, off he flew,
with little hint of gratitude.
The cat sat back and rubbed its snout,
amused that creature had no doubt.

No Doubt © Copyright 2021, Robert J. Tiess.

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Submitted: May 8, 2019