Cupid, Red Rose and Valentine

  This month as we celebrate Valentine's Day, it is interesting to note that the rose is not only a symbol of love but a symbol of discretion. Legend has it that Cupid gave a red rose to Harpocrates, the god of silence, to bribe him to secrecy over the dalliance of Venus and so …

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The Gardener

  The gardener does not love to talk, He makes me keep the gravel walk; and when he puts his tools away, He locks the door and takes the key.   Away behind the currant row Where no one else but cook may go, Far in the plots, I see him dig, Old and serious, …

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