Flower in the Crannied Wall

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Flower in the Crannied Wall
by Alfred Tennyson


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.

This work was published before January 1, 1923, and is in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago.