Tagged: plant

you plant butterfly

you plant butterfly
magnets
around the house, ready
for some company
.
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outside of collecting

outside of collecting
the seeds, planting,
watering, growing,
pruning, nurturing,
fending off diseases,
harvesting, picking,
and storing the
apples ourselves,
yes, we made our
pie from scratch,
like every red-
blooded american should
.
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on the nth day of

on the nth day of
summer, we made a few
more discoveries,
hand in hand, arms
swinging towards
home, luck in our
steps. a new
Hedera helix hanging
planter finds its rhythm
alongside us, ready
to climb towards
the stars at our window
.
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justification

possibilities

you buried kisses

you buried kisses
underneath the
floorboards while
i watched –

here, it will burn

here, it will
go so slowly

and here,
definitely
one here

i pass from
room to room,
aching to be
kissed, unkissed
.
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the day before my

the day before my
birthday, i am
away from the
city and
home, once
again, a daughter,
a child, a gardener,
an herbalist, a sister,
a granddaughter,
all of whom are
vessels transporting
memories to the
plant, dispersing
the years
.
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