Tag Archives: garden

22-7-18

there’s frost on the grass the nasturtium leaves blackened like sad hearts you can not help them only see the flowers and move things round a little bit to allow in sunshine I cast my eyes to the sky always … Continue reading

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the neighbor I’d not spoken to

the neighbor I’d not spoken to in 10 yrs leaned over the fence said ‘do yr want some pavers I’m putting a pool in?’ I said ‘yeah’ and laid some paths round my veggie garden and he gave me some … Continue reading

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6-7-18

I have something of you with me I take into the garden I nibble on a leaf of kale parsley flat leaf I have snow peas golden and green but there are none here today I have something of you … Continue reading

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I go into the garden

I go into the garden and I smell lavender and mint, penny royal calendula and I smell his wife’s skin under my nose    

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I’d not want the bells of her Cathedral

I’d not want the bells of her Cathedral to still nor quieten the sermon of her garden only she look not harshly on my skin I’ll not change the religion of my heart  

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13-10-17

plants want you to know they are vulnerable to your love and helpless beside your path without your love they are not children any more when you see them flower but they ask that you respect their immobility that they … Continue reading

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a splendid flower in the garden blossomed

a splendid flower in the garden blossomed then it seemed a noise come a pair of birds had taken flight abandoned the young in the dazzling moment and it was that from the nest a choir sang as my spirit … Continue reading

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