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Bedecked

She comes to me with flowers in her hair… And seed pods, And hitch-hikers And Spanish needles intertwined With bits of mud…. She is a gardener! Certainly of my heart.

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Tillers of the Soil

They come They come  Dancing through the meadow  Covered with seeds of possibilities, Spanish Needles, beggars ticks, Carolina Geraniums, And all the splurges, Purslane delicacies drape across silky fur, Goose grass also called cleavers And Chickweed And then they dig … Continue reading

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Unexpected

I fill the jug from the rain barrel the jasmine cuttings are thirsty I pour puddles into saucers under pots of green And You pop out of the top of the watering can! We continue You perched on the rim … Continue reading

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Flower Bed

A flower bed Is not a pun, Nor figure of speech… There is truth at your fingertips and within your reach. Bugs and butterfly, And feral cats… The mewing kitten and biting gnat All rest there In this bed of … Continue reading

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Naked

Today was, apparently, gardening naked day, “Oh, ” said the frog, “Like Everyday.”

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Waken

I am your friend. Who is it that tells You otherwise? Who has stolen Your trust? Watch me. Listen. Learn. You are safe. Learn to trust again.

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Fire of life

Bright red, like flora feathers.. They burst forth reaching for the light… And they are filled with tiny green frogs! We are born of fire and water, air and earth.

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partners

i saw a tiny bug tucked into a blossom. they belonged together. love blooms in unexpected places but requires tender care and understanding.

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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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weed’em and reap

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