Category Archives: Garden Poems

October’s Party – George Cooper

October gave a party; The leaves by hundreds came – The Chestnuts, Oaks, and Maples, And leaves of every name. The Sunshine spread a carpet, And everything was grand, Miss Weather led the dancing, Professor Wind the band. Advertisements

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Who Loves a Garden – Louise Seymour Jones

Who loves a garden Finds within his soul Life’s whole; He hears the anthem of the soil While ingrates toil; And sees beyond his little sphere The waving fronds of heaven, clear.

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Violets, Daffodils – Elizabeth Coatsworth

Violets, daffodils, Roses and thorn Were all in the garden Before you were born. Daffodils, violets, Green thorn and roses Your grandchildren’s children Will hold to their noses.

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The Lord God Planted a Garden – Dorothy Frances Gurney

The Lord God planted a garden In the first white days of the world, And he set there an angel warden In a garment of light enfurled. So near to the peace of Heaven, That the hawk might nest with … Continue reading

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The Year’s At The Spring – Robert Browning

The Year’s at the spring And the day’s at the morn; Morning’s at seven; The hillside’s dew-pearled; The lark’s on the wing; The snail’s on the thorn; God’s in his heaven– All’s right with the world!

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The Daffodils – William Wordsworth

I wandered lonely as a cloud That floats on high o’er vales and hills, When all at once I saw a crowd, A host, of golden daffodils, Beside the lake, beneath the tree, Fluttering and dancing in the breeze. Continuous as … Continue reading

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Trees – Joyce Kilmer

I think that I shall never see A poem as lovely as a tree. A tree whose hungry mouth is prest Against the earth’s sweet flowing breast; A tree that looks at God all day, And lifts her leafy arms to … Continue reading

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