Earth’s Crammed with Heaven (quote)

Earth’s crammed with heaven,
And every common bush afire with God;
But only he who sees, takes off his shoes–
The rest sit around and pluck blackberries.

Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Aurora Leigh, 1857



One Response to “Earth’s Crammed with Heaven (quote)”

  1. Dwight Gingrich August 10, 2012 at 7:07 am #

    But I LIKE blackberries… What’s so ungodly about blackberries? A bush crammed with blackberries is pretty heavenly, I’d say. Though I wouldn’t recommend picking them in your bare feet.

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