by Mary Coleridge (1861 - 1907)

The haven
Language: English 
Where the gray bushes by the gray sea grow,
Where the gray islands lie,
Naked and bare to all the winds that blow,
Under the dim gray sky --
The very flowers are gray, and dare not show
The blue we know the little harebell by.


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This text was added to the website: 2009-02-04
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Word count: 45