Walter de la Mare

(1873 - 1958 / Kent / England)

Seeds - Poem by Walter de la Mare

The seeds I sowed -
For week unseen -
Have pushed up pygmy
Shoots of green;
So frail you'd think
The tiniest stone
Would never let
A glimpse be shown.
But no; a pebble
Near them lies,
At least a cherry-stone
In size,
Which that mere sprout
Has heaved away,
To bask in sunshine,
See the Day.


Comments about Seeds by Walter de la Mare

  • Drtony Brahmin (8/18/2019 4:25:00 PM)

    So frail you'd think
    The tiniest stone
    Would never let
    A glimpse be shown. basking in sunshine. a fine meditation. tony
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  • Ruta Mohapatra (7/10/2018 12:43:00 PM)

    The power of seeds, the power of life! Nice one! (Report)Reply

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  • (7/2/2018 5:07:00 AM)

    what lesson can we learn from the seed (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, June 19, 2015



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