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Summer met me in the glade,
With a host of fair princesses,
Golden iris, foxgloves staid,
Sunbeams flecked their gorgeous dresses.
Roses followed in her train,
Creamy elder-flowers beset me,
Singing, down the scented lane,
Summer met me!

Summer met me! Harebells rang,
Honeysuckle clustered near,
As the royal pageant sang
Songs enchanting to the ear.
Rainy days may come apace,
Nevermore to grieve or fret me,
Since, in all her radiant grace,
Summer met me!

Summer Met Me by Elizabeth Rebecca Ward

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3 thoughts on “Summer met me in the glade

    1. that is very nice of you. i have to say i live in a very beautiful part of the world…and can take only a little bit of the credit 🙂

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