Many of Jordan's poems focus on nature and flowers in particular. Her poem "April" might make the best tribute on the anniversary of her own death:
The tearful sky wept all day long
In token of the April weather,
And something in my heart o'erflowed—
The clouds and I were sad together.
But when the day was near its close,
The sun set all the earth a-shining,
And in my heart the heavy cloud
Unfolded all its silver lining.
The rain had brightened all the slopes,
Where tender leaves of green were springing,
And from each jewel-spangled bough
The happy troops of birds were singing;
And arching o'er the shining earth,
The radiant bow unveiled its glory,
Repeating to the world below,
The promise, and the wondrous story.
The day that wept in rain and tears,
Went smiling thro' the gate of even,
And on the bridge that spanned the sky
My heart went to the door of heaven—
Went up in songs of happy praise,
For all the beauty and the sweetness
That crowned the changeful April day,
And filled my soul with such completeness.