Tagged: soil

under the soil, you

under the soil, you
don’t even have to
dig deep
before you hit
something
shimmery –
in the middle of
america’s red,
white, and blue,
a mirage
of expertise
.
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on the first day of

on the first day of
spring, an earthworm, dancing in
our planter, squirming

for us to till the soil, like
an impatient child, hungry
.
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i don’t suppose spinach

i don’t suppose spinach
ever dreams beyond sun,
water, cool soil, and more
sun. it may never
imagine being folded
so lovingly
, steamed
or lightly sautéed
with a touch of olive
oil and two cloves
of garlic. simplicity
sometimes eludes
the best of us
.
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i repotted the orchid

i repotted the orchid
this morning –
sixteen months
later, and i am
imploring that
it thrives, outlives
me – wet soil
sighs under
these fingernails
.
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