by Adelaide Crapsey (1878 - 1914)

The monk in the garden
Language: English 
He comes from Mass early in the morning
The sky's the very blue Madonna wears;
The air's alive with gold! Mark you the way
The birds sing and the dusted shimmer of dew
On leaf and fruit?... Per Bacco, what a day!

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Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:04:15
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