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Green

The branches on the lemon tree are green. The lemons are green. The leaves are ever. . A young anole, green, Stopped on the branch for a brief conversation With a small green caterpillar…. You are not my food, You … Continue reading

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Cycles of Joy

The lemon tree is full of green lemons ripening slowly in the sun. The leaves are sparse, Having been eaten by caterpillars . The chrysalis, looking like a turd, hangs empty As Joy emerges…. As large as my open hand. … Continue reading

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Goo

All day today the garden was filled with encouragement. No one really talks to you about the time in between caterpillar and butterfly … Cocooned. Sounds nice, safe, even cozy. In reality, You are goo. And that is ok. Patience. … Continue reading

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remember

suddenly it seems, but only because, perhaps, i was not paying attention- the rosemary bush is now an odd cluster of twigs, i wonder  – it is because so many hands sweep its long fronds as they pass… it is the … Continue reading

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Big Fuzzy Blackness

i awoke up in a dark mood, and went outside. there curled up at my feet was a big fuzzy blackness – busy eating purple flowers that the wind had blown into the ground – a feast of royal colour … Continue reading

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eeuuwww, oh wait, what?

GROSS! it’s a giant bird turd! with eyes? and it moves? It’s an bird poop caterpillar! I can’t wait to see the chrysalis …. … look, there is another one! no wonder the leaves on the lemon tree are all … Continue reading

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fly byes

it is hard to say goodbye even if there is nothing left but a cocoon shell. so, dry your eyes, and your wings.  fly!

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