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Quote, 08/15/2010

Posted by ejmoore510 7 (My Page) on
Mon, Aug 16, 10 at 15:36

Life did not bring me silken gowns,
Nor jewels for my hair,
Nor signs of gabled foreign towns
In distant countries fair,
But I can glimpse, beyond my pane, a green and friendly hill,
And red geraniums aflame upon my window sill.

The brambled cares of everyday,
The tiny humdrum things,
May bind my feet when they would stray,
But still my heart has wings
While red geraniums are bloomed against my window glass,
And low above my green-sweet hill the gypsy wind-clouds pass.

And if my dreamings ne'er come true,
The brightest and the best,
But leave me lone my journey through,
I'll set my heart at rest,
And thank God for home-sweet things, a green and friendly hill,
And red geraniums aflame upon my window sill.

Red Geraniums by Martha Haskell Clark

My apologies for being late this week. Thought I had next week. Time flies. :)


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RE: Quote, 08/15/2010

  • Posted by lilod NoCal/8 (My Page) on
    Mon, Aug 16, 10 at 16:02

Maybe late, but oh, so nice! I like this one...


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RE: Quote, 08/15/2010

What a lovely poem and philosophy.


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RE: Quote, 08/15/2010

Good one. Thanks


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RE: Quote, 08/15/2010

So far your poems have hit home!


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RE: Quote, 08/15/2010

Thanks, ejmoore. Beautiful poem and it sure rings a bell with me.


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