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June brings daylilies that glorify fields.

by JasperBloodstone on June 19, 2012   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr

In her sequence of ten psalms titled "O Ye Tongues" (1974) American poet Anne Sexton wrote, "Rejoice with the day lily for it is born for a day to live by the mailbox and glorify the roadside."

Rejoice with the daylily for it is born for a day to glorify not only the roadside but also the field.


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