by Eleanour Sinclair-Rhode

No bought potpourri
is so pleasant
as that made from one's own garden,
for the petals of the flowers
one has gathered at home
hold the sunshine
and memories of summer,
and of past summers.
Only the sunny days should be remembered.


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Eleanour Sinclair-Rhode
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