This is mint and here are three pinks 
I have brought you, Mother. 
They are wet with rain 
And shining with it. 
The pinks smell like more of them 
In a blue vase: 
The mint smells like summer 
In many gardens.

This poem is in the public domain. Published in Poem-a-Day on April 23, 2023, by the Academy of American Poets.