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‘Conversation Piece’

‘I wish I had your garden. Mine is so new!’
‘I wish I had yours. A new garden! Why, it’s like a blank book that you mean to fill with verses.’
‘If you can write!’

From Gardener’s Nightcap, Muriel Stuart
Tags: gardening books, muriel stuart, persephone books
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