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C.D. Warner, et al., comp.
The Library of the World’s Best Literature. An Anthology in Thirty Volumes. 1917.


By Henry Cuyler Bunner (1855–1896)

A PITCHER of mignonette,

In a tenement’s highest casement:

Queer sort of flower-pot—yet

That pitcher of mignonette

Is a garden in heaven set,

To the little sick child in the basement—

The pitcher of mignonette,

In the tenement’s highest casement.