“And Spring arose on the garden fair,
Like the Spirit of Love felt everywhere;
And each flower and herb on Earth’s dark breast
rose from the dreams of its wintry rest.”
By Percy Bysshe Shelley
This is an extract from his poem “The Sensitive Plant”
The illustration is by Eugène Grasset (1896) from the book, Walk Me Through My Dream (A Picture book of Verses) by Joe Lindsay.