Poetry of Kansas

Too Small

I have a garden;
Hollyhocks grow there
To cradle in their velvet souls
God's mystery.
I kneel to catch life's secret
From my hollyhocks tall,
But I learn it not.
I am still too small.

__Judith Alymera Jacobs

Kansas Poets
Edited by May William Ward
(New York: Henry Harrison. 1935)
Page 115

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