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Wine Bottle Herb Garden Tree Thingy

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An Apology to the Bees

An apology to the Bees for whom I planted the wild flowers, The barrage of colors intended to seduce you into the yard, Lure you with scents and promises of more, A pollenic paradise beyond the floral gate. Tomatoes and … Continue reading

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Ode to a Young Hop Plant

Seven leaves and two tendrils Brave the fence line teeming with Untamed vines, volunteer trees and Voracious weeds. Beyond all conceivable Reach, the summitted realm of the rusted fence Barren and bitterly cold even in the morning Sun waits for … Continue reading

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Elegy on an Aphid Free Morning

Survivor of winter, nasty sprays and weekly Beatings. Destroyer of foliage, branches and Flowers. Crusher of my hopes, my bounty and Spring anticipations. But your sticky celebration was Delivered too soon. Your spirited flights of joy Sputtered as I rose … Continue reading

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Musing on Gloves and Gardening

Bruises, calluses and slivers live next to Cuts, scrapes and blisters. My hands my Only hands have become a gated Community of environmental abuses Heaped on my hands, my only hands. Branches, cheap plywood and aged shovels Release their frustration … Continue reading

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