She Will Gather Roses by author unknown









She Will Gather Roses
by author unknown

This little girl
only born to
gather wild roses.
Only born to
Shake the wild rice loose
With her little fingers.
Only to collect the sap
Of young hemlocks
In spring. This woman-
Child was only born
To pick strawberries,
Elderberries. This
Little girl was
Only born to
Gather wild roses.