FUNERAL READINGS

The Garden of Life

I see you
The head gardener
In the garden of life

There you preside
Bent over purple Lobelia
Pruning a wayward Lilac
Talking severely
To a Verbena 

Your skill reigns triumphant
Your compassion
Makes a sad sunflower shine
Your gentle kindness
Helped a once prim-rose
To smile sweetly

This garden of yours
Stretches from here to infinity
It is, like you
A thing of beauty
A work of love
Its glory
Is timeless without end