Alfred Lord Tennyson

(6 August 1809 – 6 October 1892 / Lincoln / England)

Flower in the Crannied Wall


Flower in the crannied wall,
I pluck you out of the crannies,
I hold you here, root and all, in my hand,
Little flower-but if I could understand
What you are, root and all, all in all,
I should know what God and man is.

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