Treasure Island

Thomas Edward Brown

(1830-1897 / England)

My Garden


A garden is a lovesome thing, God wot!
Rose plot,
Fringed pool,
Ferned grot--
The veriest school
Of peace; and yet the fool
Contends that God is not--
Not God! in gardens! when the eve is cool?
Nay, but I have a sign;
'Tis very sure God walks in mine.

Submitted: Saturday, May 12, 2001
Edited: Saturday, May 12, 2001

Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

Read poems about / on: school, rose, peace, god

Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Comments about this poem (My Garden by Thomas Edward Brown )

Enter the verification code :

There is no comment submitted by members..

Top Poems

  1. Phenomenal Woman
    Maya Angelou
  2. The Road Not Taken
    Robert Frost
  3. If You Forget Me
    Pablo Neruda
  4. Still I Rise
    Maya Angelou
  5. Dreams
    Langston Hughes
  6. Annabel Lee
    Edgar Allan Poe
  7. If
    Rudyard Kipling
  8. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings
    Maya Angelou
  9. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening
    Robert Frost
  10. Invictus
    William Ernest Henley

PoemHunter.com Updates

New Poems

  1. Choosing The Ring, Edward Kofi Louis
  2. My Wild God Blooms, Guillermo Veloso
  3. According To The Flesh, Edward Kofi Louis
  4. 52!, Edward Kofi Louis
  5. Between War And Freedom, Edward Kofi Louis
  6. For the first time, Joni Lenhart
  7. Slowly-so-Slowly,, Aftab Alam
  8. Her Spirit Sings for Him, Maia Padua
  9. I Am Cast To The Sky, Richard Provencher
  10. Sweet Victory, Edward Kofi Louis

Poem of the Day

poet Henry Lawson


The old year went, and the new returned, in the withering weeks of drought,
The cheque was spent that the shearer earned,
and the sheds were all cut out;
...... Read complete »

   

Member Poem

[Hata Bildir]