After the rain

Pink rose in the rain/enclos*ure. . . this morning.

In my Autumn garden I was fain
To mourn among my scattered roses;
Alas for that last rosebud that uncloses
To Autumn’s languid sun and rain
When all the world is on the wane!

— Christina Rossetti, from “An October Garden”

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