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ATMOSPHERE; INSCRIPTION FOR A GARDEN WALL, by                 Poet Analysis     Poet's Biography
First Line: Winds blow the open grassy places bleak
Last Line: The hours of daylight gather atmosphere
Subject(s): Walls


Inscription for a Garden Wall

Winds blow the open grassy places bleak;
But where this old wall burns a sunny cheek,
They eddy over it too toppling weak
To blow the earth or anything self-clear;
Moisture and color and odor thicken here.
The hours of daylight gather atmosphere.





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