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For you hate my feel,

Yet I'm as strong as steel.

You may think I weight a ton,

But wait, I'm lighter than cotton!

I bother so many, but marvel only a few.

You can't see me, but I sometimes I come to you.

What in the world am I?

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SPIDER SILK

For You hate my feel.

because of obvious reasons

Yet I'm as strong as steel.

You may think I weight a ton,

But wait I'm lighter than cotton,

Properties of spider silk

I bother so many, but Marvel only a Few.

Marvel here may be either Spiderman or just looks of a spider web

You can't see me, but I sometimes I come to you.

is hard to see when it's not formed as web (single string) but I can't find a reasonable thing to say about 'I sometimes come to you' part

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  • $\begingroup$ last point could refer to rot13(nppvqragnyyl jnyxvat vagb n jro) $\endgroup$ – EightAndAHalfTails Jun 12 '18 at 16:26
  • $\begingroup$ Final clue: ROT13(n fcvqre qebcf sebz gur prvyvat ol n fgenaq). $\endgroup$ – noedne Jun 12 '18 at 17:01
  • $\begingroup$ I don't foresee anyone thinking this weighs a ton. $\endgroup$ – Devon Jun 12 '18 at 21:26
  • $\begingroup$ +1 Correct answer and yes the last clue is correctly described by @EightAndAHalfTails. $\endgroup$ – Maniraj Jun 13 '18 at 6:57
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Well, it could be (a partial one)

Grief / melancholy

As,

For You hate my feel.

People do not like / hate being grief struck / melancholic

Yet I'm as strong as steel.

it is one of the toughest feelings to overcome - a kind of metaphoric use here.

You may think I weight a ton,

Usually grieved persons are heavy with feelings - another metaphoric use

But wait I'm lighter than cotton,

It is just a feeling/ state of mind and hence - physically weightless.

I bother so many, but marvel only a Few.

Many grieved souls bothered but few excelled in the form of poets / artistes etc.

You can't see me, but I sometimes I come to you.

Obvious, occasionally we encounter this feeling.

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  • $\begingroup$ A very creative answer but I don't think that I applied a lateral-thinking tag. Overall a nice answer but not the correct one. $\endgroup$ – Maniraj Jun 13 '18 at 6:59
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First time posting here, but I think its

A hurricane/strong winds

For You hate my feel.

being hit by strong winds is not at all pleasant

Yet I'm as strong as steel.

You may think I weight a ton,

Strong winds are, well, strong, and feel like getting hit by a physical object

But wait I'm lighter than cotton,

wind is just air after all

I bother so many, but marvel only a Few.

nobody likes being near a hurricane, except for storm chasers

You can't see me, but I sometimes I come to you.

you can't see air or wind but it can blow itself across large areas

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  • $\begingroup$ Good attempt. But not the correct answer. A few of the hints as in the last few remain unexplained. $\endgroup$ – Maniraj Jun 13 '18 at 7:00

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