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Henry Van Dyke

(10 November 1852 – 10 April 1933 / Germantown, Pennsylvania)

A Child in the Garden


When to the garden of untroubled thought
I came of late, and saw the open door,
And wished again to enter, and explore
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  • Rookie Valerie Sonnino (5/21/2006 5:31:00 PM)

    This is a lovely poem. I think that my mother must have read it as a young girl. It is old fashioned and yet the concept is one that many people can relate to. Don't all of us think back to our childhoods and remember things in a rosy light? (Report) Reply

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