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Paradise

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Paradise

Beyond the hills of Auburn
Past the river, through the trees
I found a secret garden
Pretty as you please
A field of red corn poppies
Cosmos and blue bell
Candytuft and blazing star
Bedecked a wishing well
Scarlet sage and tidy tips
Covered a distant knoll
A quiet little gopher
Lies sleeping in his hole
Resting beside a trickling brook
Beneath the weeping willow
I have a bed of scarlet flax 
With yarrow for a pillow
Today, I was truly blessed
When a robin dropped me here
You see in any other place
A gardener I would fear
For I am but a lowly weed
That most would only shun
But in this secret garden
I am loved by everyone

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  1. Date: 4/7/2013 10:25:00 PM
    A mesmerisimg felicitous poem some adorable imagery.

  1. Date: 8/4/2012 5:31:00 PM
    Congratulations on this wonderful poem being featured. I just adore it. Into my favorites. So happy l got to read it.

  1. Date: 8/4/2012 9:52:00 AM
    Simply Beautiful!~Tammy~

  1. Date: 8/2/2012 2:30:00 PM
    This poem would delight most children - delighted me too. Congrats on the selection. daver

  1. Date: 7/31/2012 11:30:00 PM
    DAWN, stopping by to read a couple of poems. CONGRATULATIONS!! :-) with your featured poem of the week. Goodnight~ LUV~ PD

  1. Date: 11/9/2010 9:32:00 PM
    Simply wonderful, and a big congrats for getting THREE poems thru the first round! Luv, Andrea

  1. Date: 4/29/2009 3:33:00 PM
    I love love this wonderful enchanting piece I love the last line and how it all ties in Brilliantly done! Laura :) I took a great trip in this write!