MY GARDEN - Francis William Bourdillon Poems

 
 

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MY GARDEN

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