Andrew Marvell
Yorkshire, England
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A Garden, Written After The Civil Wars

Rating: 2.8
SEE how the flowers, as at parade,
Under their colours stand display'd:
Each regiment in order grows,
That of the tulip, pink, and rose.
But when the vigilant patrol
Of stars walks round about the pole,
Their leaves, that to the stalks are curl'd,
Seem to their staves the ensigns furl'd.
Then in some flower's beloved hut
Each bee, as sentinel, is shut,
And sleeps so too; but if once stirr'd,
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Susan Williams 10 July 2017
Ummm... better than the one written in Latin.... but still... in a word... less
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