Tagged: quarantine gardening

those end of summer

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
.
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it takes months of work

with the promise of

with the promise of
homegrown
mint comes delicious
thoughts of chutney,
ice cream, soothing
tea, and julep
for another
day in quarantine
.
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watching scallions grow

all year long, powered

the garden closed up

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
.
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when they finally

when they finally
came, we were overjoyed – bees,
in our urban patch

of herbs and native plants, dipping
into the courtyard for a sip
.
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