Iris in Gethsemane

The Iris-Lilies in Gethsemane

With wings uplifted cheered the Master's soul

And bade Him look to Heaven's Empery

Where wounds are healed and spirit is made whole;

For there among their beauty all divine

Calmly He prayed, "Thy will be done, not mine."

The American Bard

Hon. Mention in Bard's Iris Contest