Lead me to thy bower
Where fair content
Hath spread her loveliest flower
And let nougt break upon
The sacred hour
Save some true friend.
Robert Wilson Hyde (US, 1875-1951) designed the flowery surroundings and the poem with its wonderful paraphrasing of times ahead is attributed to Charles Frederick Eaton (US, 1842-1930). The book (edited 1906) is in the collections of LACMA (Los Angelos County Musuem of Art) and was revealed on Japonism on februari 6th )
The day I ended my professional career I read the Posting and the Poem. My expectations couldn't have been better put into words. Thank you Lotusgreen for this present and your unrelenting exposing things of beauty and wisdom.