Augustin S. Macdonald, comp. A Collection of Verse by California Poets. 1914.

By Augustin S. Macdonald

A Nosegay

OF mignonette, a soft sweet spray,

Violets smile a sunbeam’s ray,

Pansies mingled, for a thought—

Something that cannot be bought.

All delicately as the fragrance,

Exhale his love’s heartfelt cadence.