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The Secret Garden

Then she’ll look at you and smileAnd her eyes will sayShe’s got a secret gardenWhere everything you wantWhere everything you needWill always stayA million miles away

Essentials of gardening

“A garden really lives only insofar as it is an expression of faith, the embodiment of a hope and a song of praise.”Russell Page (1906 – 1985)“The Education…

Nitebird

And the summer became the fall
I was not ready for the winter
It makes no difference at all
‘Cause I wear boots all summer long

Mohammedanism

“How dreadful are the curses which Mohammedanism lays on its votaries! Besides the fanatical frenzy, which is as dangerous in a man as hydrophobia in a dog, there…

Hope

There is yet hope for usThe sun has not setOn the age of man. The sun has not setOn the age of man. We may yet find what…

The Return of the Light

Hawk-eyed, impatient, I perch before a First-floor window and await your imminent Arrival in the way that a stranded crab might Yearn for the welcoming arms of an…

Orange

The passion of orange, amber, yellow and rust; A vestige of psyche the returning of dusk; Thunderous hooves tearing sod from ground; The Pumping of life force to…

Freedom of Speech

“If freedom of speech is taken away, then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter.” George Washington (1731 – 1799)

Winter

What good is the warmth of summer, without the cold of winter to give it sweetness? My old grandmother always used to say, Summer friends will melt away like…

The mirrored Pond

The waters bring my soil rich, my ground so blessed so black, Tis you who plough the moral furrow, to till with aching back; So forget the sorrows…

Turkish Delight

I was sent forth from the power, and I have come to those who reflect upon me, and I have been found among those who seek after me….

And not to yield

It may be that the gulfs will wash us down: It may be we shall touch the Happy Isles, And see the great Achilles, whom we knew. Tho’…