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PANSY, by                    
First Line: I walked into my garden
Last Line: "to come up through the ground."
Subject(s): Gardens & Gardening; Pansies; Spring

I walked into my garden --
The day was cold and raw;
There I found a pansy face
Just peeping through the straw.
I knelt to touch its petals
So delicate of hue;
My dear, I said, why didn't you wait
Till the grass was wet with dew?

What made you venture out
In this garden bleak and drear?
Bless your little petal face,
Warm days are far from here.
And then I thought it murmured,
Although there was no sound,
"The sunshine warm just tempted me
To come up through the ground."

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