Tagged: plant

the white azaleas

the white azaleas
dad planted at the side of
our house wave so long,

so long when we back out of the
driveway from winter to fall
.
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dill, version two, has

dill, version two, has
finally found the light, un-
filtered, standing tall,

no, even taller, purposeful,
inspired to join the salmon
.
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apologies to

apologies to
the silent snail living in
our perilla plant

stamped to death by a white-tailed buck,
startled by a light in the house
.
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mom and dad rescue

the broken purslane

the broken purslane
that stealthily hitchhiked home
with us and almost

died twice from a collective
neglect finally felt at home
.
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someone is keeping

at first light, mama’s

at first light, mama’s
zinnias have been awake
for nearly an hour,

dressed to the nines, twirling in
a multicolored splendor
.
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** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: multicolored

you plant butterfly

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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