Tagged: gardening

those end of summer

after two weeks and

you couldn’t help it,

you couldn’t help it,
on purple sage saturday,
coming with a tray

of new plants from union square, as
if your plot were bigger than mine
.
20210421:2200
y

it takes months of work

in the summer of

in the summer of
the carolina reaper,
our tomatoes dared

to wander over, lean its
vines upon those spicy branches
.
20201208:2104
y

there are mornings when

there are mornings when
we can measure time by how
many gnats we have

killed – the downside of growing
herbs to meet our appetite
.
20201006:1702
y

yesterday, seven

mom’s azaleas take

even with great care

even with great care
and painstaking
cultivation, there
will be differences
in response, variations
in growth, and
deviations to
the degree in
which one turns
towards the dark
.
20160825:1145
y

with proper care, small

with proper care, small
silences that mean no can
be gathered, pruned, and

arranged into a yes. it
takes calculated practice
.
20140916:2357
y