ILLUSTRATION BY JOHN HINDERLITER
Winter is cold-hearted,
Sping is yea and nay,
Autumn is a weather cock
Blown every way.
Summer days for me
When every leaf is on its tree.
—I found this in A Gardener’s Bouquet of Quotations, edited by Maria Polushkin Robbins (Dutton).
This article was published originally in 2020, in GreenPrints Issue #122.