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A blooming yard

A poem from Sara Midda's In and Out of the Garden: Brave flowers, that I could gallant it like you and be as little vaine, You come abroad and make a harmlesse shew, And to your bedds of earthe againe, You are not proud you know your birth For your embroidered garments are from earth. (quoting Henry King, 1657) Here are some "brave flowers" from my yard. Photographs by local Ecology (