by Robert Frost

The rain to the wind said,
'You push, and I'll pelt.'
They so smote the garden bed
That the flowers actually knelt,
And lay lodged--though not dead.
I know how the flowers felt.


Note: This poem perfectly captures the ferocity of summer storms in the garden:

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The Daily Gardener podcast:

Words inspired by the garden are the sweetest, most beautiful words of all.
Robert Frost
Robert Frost

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