We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty.
Back in 2000, Maya Angelou had a line of greeting cards with two sentence sentiments for the iconic Hallmark. To avoid criticism about her going into commercial venture, Angelou responded by saying “If I’m America’s poet, or one of them, then I want to be in people’s hands. All people’s hands. People who would never buy a book.”