Botanic Garden DC/ Percy Bysshe Shelley/ Happiness

D's Photos, Well-known Poetry, Well-known Quotations

a photo of an orchid in washington dc botanic garden

Happiness held is the seed; happiness shared is the flower.  ~Author Unknown



A sensitive plant in a garden grew,
And the young winds fed it with silver dew,
And it opened its fan-like leaves to the light,
and closed them beneath the kisses of night.
~Percy Bysshe Shelley, “The Sensitive Plant,” 1820

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