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Lavender, lavender
Posted by: Mary B (---.col.dialup.earthlink.net)
Date: October 23, 2002 01:48PM

I learned this poem as a high school freshman. I hope someone remembers the author so I may locate the entire poem. It begins:

Lavender, lavender that makes your linens sweet,
The hawker brings his basket down the sooty streets,

Re: does anyone know this poem?
Posted by: Pam Adams (---)
Date: October 24, 2002 11:53AM

No luck yet. When (and in what country) were you in high school? That might help narrow it down.


Re: does anyone know this poem?
Posted by: Mary B (---.col.dialup.earthlink.net)
Date: November 03, 2002 12:31PM

Thanks so much for your reply. I was a freshman in 1963 in Boston, Massachusetts. I remember thinking that the poem could well have been referring to the coming and subsequent rejection of Christ as the Messiah. Thanks for your interest.


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