Something Wonderful

Flower in the Crannied Wall

Flower in the crannied wall,
I pluck you out of the crannies,
I hold you here, root and all, in my hand,
Little flower—but if I could understand
What you are, root and all, and all in all,
I should know what God and man is.

Alfred, Lord Tennyson

About karinwritesdangerously

I am a writer and this is a motivational blog designed to help both writers and aspiring writers to push to the next level. Key themes are peak performance, passion, overcoming writing roadblocks, juicing up your creativity, and the joys of writing.
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2 Responses to Something Wonderful

  1. Sara Giere says:

    I love this poem. It was my mother’s favorite and she recited it often. I think of hear when I hear it or read it. Thanks for the bliss it brings. it makes my day special. Hope to see you at the next open mic.

    • Hi Sara,

      Thank you so much for sharing your mother’s love for this poem.
      It is so brief, yet to big and beautiful — it holds so much within it.
      For some reason, I felt moved to return to this poem for Something
      Wonderful — I must have known it was for someone special!

      Write on,
      Karin

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