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Garden in the Rain

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on Thursday, 03 June 2010 in Uncategorized
T'was just a garden in the rain
Close to a little leafy lane
A touch of color 'neath skies of gray
The raindrops kissed the flowerbeds
The blossoms raised their thirsty heads
A perfumed thank you
They seemed to say


I wonder if anyone else in the English-speaking world remembers that old song from the 1950's. Pretty hokey lyrics. I only thought of it today because I am in Maine now—arrived yesterday—and after storms during the night, today it is misty and all the flowers are heavy with drops of water. But it is so beautiful.



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Betty Birney Monday, 29 November 1999

Lovely. I love that book, Lois.

Lynne Monday, 29 November 1999

What a beautiful post! And I hope you'll read The Sky Is Everywhere-- it's an amazing book.

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