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Suffragette Garden, Blue Sky and A Poem

08 Sep

The Japanese Anemones, the Verbenas Bonariensis and Lollipop and the Hebe are all flowering in my Suffragette Garden.

The sky has been a glorious blue today, here under and over the viaduct.

A young friend with a daughter about to go off to University is finding it hard (even harder, of course, for anyone in these Covid times than it was for us 20 years ago) but the words of Kahlil Gibran, that I have often read at Baby Namings, is still appropriate for all parents to remember.

 

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6 responses to “Suffragette Garden, Blue Sky and A Poem

  1. commonprose

    September 10, 2020 at 5:04 pm

    Yes, a very lovely poem. It reminds me of a man who, when I mentioned I liked his dog, said it wasn’t his dog. He explained that the dog belonged to himself, not to his “master.” It’s a good thing to keep in mind with our companion animals as well as with our children.

     
  2. Heyjude

    September 8, 2020 at 11:38 pm

    That is a lovely poem. Thank you for sharing it.

     
  3. Margaret Jo(nson

    September 8, 2020 at 8:11 pm

    I love the words of Kahlil Gibran Sally. I have used them myself on several occasions. Thank you for sharing. Margaret J xx

     
    • mybeautfulthings

      September 18, 2020 at 3:00 pm

      They are special for all sorts of occasions aren’t they, always fitting and touching. 🙂

       

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