The Unconquered Air, and Other Poems (1912)/To the Author of "Madame Butterfly"
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|Also published as "To John Luther Long: On Seeing His Opera 'Madame Butterfly'" in Book News Monthly (Jun 1912). This poem was not included in Mrs. Coates' collected Poems (1916, in 2 vols.).|
TO THE AUTHOR OF "MADAME BUTTERFLY"
on seeing the opera
Poet, it was your soul created her: