I Have a Garden in the Park

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"I have a garden in the park
Where children play and doggies bark
Where homeless people just like me
Can sit awhile and reverie
Until the end when skies go dark
And I will have to disembark
I have a garden in the park.

Source: Secular Hymnal: 144 hymn tunes made inclusive for all #39

Author: Secretary Michael

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Text Information

First Line: I have a garden in the park
Title: I Have a Garden in the Park
Author: Secretary Michael
Language: English
Publication Date: 2015
Notes: (traditional hymn: "My Hope Is Built On Nothing Else")
Copyright: Public Domain



The Sunday school hymn writer William B. Bradbury (PHH 114) composed SOLID ROCK in 1863 for Edward Mote's "My Hope Is Built on Nothing Less." The tune name derives from that song's refrain: "On Christ, the solid rock, I stand. . . .” Bradbury published SOLID ROCK in his 1864 children's collection…

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