The creators of ZenGarden.club are continually discovering poems to inspire gardeners or bring pleasure to those who love gardens. Many old favorites are here, along with some exciting new contributions from our talented members. Some of the more famous poets include Emily Dickinson, William Carlos Williams, William Shakespeare, Mary Oliver, William Wordsworth and Edna St. Vincent Millay. In addition to these beloved poets, our wonderful contemporary poets will surprise and delight you.
Water – from an expert photographer and a very young poet — Sometimes the most wondrous things in the world are those that most people take for granted. Water may be a routine part of our daily lives, but we
POINSETTIAS (Auchenflower) — Whether midwinter “clutches on the skirts of” December or June, we gardeners especially love the flowers that bloom in winter! The Australian poet Emily Bulcock celebrates the winter-blooming poinsettia in this poem from Auchenflower, a suburb of
Music Rises Unbidden — Our gardens are havens of color, light, scent, and sound! The poet Susan Rutledge Giles has masterfully captured the music of a garden overflowing with life. Sometimes the raucous noises of spring or summer might seem