The secret of the stars, — gravitation.
The secret of the earth, — layers of rock.
The secret of the soil, — to receive seed.
The secret of the seed, — the germ.
The secret of man, — the sower.
The secret of woman, — the soil.
My secret: Under a mound that you shall never find.

Analysis, meaning and summary of Edgar Lee Masters's poem Mrs. Sibley

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