shadow

Caretaker

No, sir. I do not own this place I just work here. I prune the trees, I mow the grass year after year. The folks who own it are away. They pay the bills. I won't inherit anything -- or make out wills! Thank you, sir! That is the way that I perceive it. It's beautiful! If it were mine I'd hate to leave it! I know each stick and stone of it! I shaped the yew. I trained the vine -- It's something that I like to do. Yes, sir. I'm here, there, everywhere! I've over-grown it -- or so it sometimes seems to me! But I don't own it.

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