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Violet Bloom

Down in a green and shady bed,
A modest violet grew;
Its stalk was bent, it hung its head
As if to hide from view.
And yet it was a lovely flower,
Its colour bright and fair;
It might have graced a rosy bower,
Instead of hiding there.

Yet thus it was content to bloom,
In modest tints arrayed;
And there diffused a sweet perfume,
Within the silent shade.

Then let me to the valley go
This pretty flower to see;
That I may also learn to grow
In sweet humility.

Australia of yesterday 😌

Im positively ancientπŸ™‚β€¦ Someone asked the other day, ‘What was your favourite ‘fast food’ when you were growing up?’‘We didn’t have fast food when I was growing up,’ I informed him.‘All the food was slow.’‘C’mon, seriously.. Where did you eat?’‘It was a place called ‘home,” I explained. !‘Mum cooked every day and when Dad got […]

The Road ~

The Road goes ever on and onDown from the door where it began.Now far ahead the Road has gone,And I must follow if I can,Pursuing it with eager feet,Until it joins some larger wayWhere many paths and errands meet.And whither then? I cannot say. ~ J. R. R. TolkienThe Fellowship of the Ring

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