‘The Crocus’ – By Harriet Elisabeth Beecher Stowe.

Extract from the poem “The Crocus” by abolitionist, poet and author Harriet Elisabeth Beecher Stowe.
[Best known for her novel “Uncle Tom’s Cabin” published 169 years ago this March 20th, 2021, selling 300,000 copies in just 3 months.]

The Crocus
In blue and yellow from its grave
Springs up the crocus fair,
And God shall raise those bright blue eyes,
Those sunny waves of hair.
Not for a fading summer’s morn,
Not for a fleeting hour,
But for an endless age of bliss,
Shall rise our heart’s dear flower.


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