My Garden


A garden is a lovesome thing, God wot!
Rose plot,
Fringed pool,
Fern'd grotó
The veriest school
Of peace; and yet the fool
Contends that God is notó
Not God! in gardens! when the eve is cool?
Nay, but I have a sign:
'Tis very sure God walks in mine.

Thomas Edward Brown, 1830-1897

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