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  1. Oct 2018
    1. As gardeners gazing through their open shearsStand in the shadons of the promised briars

      So the last two lines are repeated from the beginning of the poem, Since this is the last lines of the poem then I see this as maybe the rest of the poem was his vision or dream of what he sees through the open shears in the garden. The gardener was using his imagination through his own lenses of how he may see his own fragile life. Maybe he is bored or needs to sort through his own views of life. Since he is a gardener he could see himself as a lower statue in life because he works for royalty and feels he is a nobody. Many times nobility will treat those that are not as elite like they don't matter. Many times I see this in the wealthy in our own lives or see how put others down who are poor or from other countries.