Tagged: tree

one spoiled, one ripe, one

one spoiled, one ripe, one
not quite – mom and i weighed the
first three figs of the

season, after circling
the tree for a juicy poem
.
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after all these years,

after all these years,
new shoots sprouting, leaves coming
and going, the shape

of our fig tree remains the
same – present and providing
.
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the robin who made

the robin who made
her nest in dad’s hibiscus
syriacus caught

a whiff of clean laundry airing
on mama’s clothesline, moved north
.
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when we came across

when we came across
the pecan tree last year, we
made a date to come

back next year, and the next, and
the next – man plans, the tree howls
.
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maybe sixty-point-

maybe sixty-point-
eight percent of humans have
fond memories of

a tree from their childhood or
adulthood – always looking up
.
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** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: fond

if we are all from

if we are all from
the same tree, you and i are
from the same branch, we

will never stop competing for
and sharing the same resources
.
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** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: branch

in reality,

in reality,
not every tree will find a
home – christmas eve blues
.
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** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: blues

t-minus five days

t-minus five days
until we are home,
gathering like lost
leaves, manifold
colors from the
same tree
.
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** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: manifold

we all do it now

we all do it now
and then
and eventually,
gnarl between and
beyond
varying states of
recognition, twist
like willow
or bonsai, contort
like oak. i am
looking at you
and discovering
someone
else. you are not
looking at me
and seeing
with clarity
.
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every new moon