One gardener's observations, discoveries and random thoughts whilst simultaneously worshipping and dallying in a Cape Cod garden. "A garden," said Ralph Waldo Emerson, "is like those pernicious machineries which catch a man's coatskirt or his hand, and draw in his arm, his leg and his whole body to irresistable destruction."

Flowers for Matthew


Matthew Wayne Shepard

December 1, 1976 – October 12, 1998


“Parting is all we know of heaven and all we need to know of hell.”

~ Emily Dickinson



Comments on: "Flowers for Matthew" (2)

  1. You made me smile and cry all at once this morning, my friend.

    Thank you for being so beautiful.

  2. That was a beautiful tribute.

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