Sycamore leaf Far flung from home Alone now, Without your kin, Among strangers. Free at last, you roam. Caught, not by binding stem To the home tree; Caught in a new place Low in the lowly grasses. Sights are foreign. Life is crowded still. You fluttered before; Fought furiously Fought free; But you didn’t know […]
How many fruits have filled this bowl? How many tomatoes? How many apples Were peeled into it’s curves? Golden honey-scented pears? How many green beans were served With new potatoes? Sliced sugary peaches? Ears of yellow corn? Savory vegetable soup? How many slices of cantaloupe? Blackberries? I wonder whose bowl it was before it was mine? […]
Preparing food for winter Winter? Really? Who believes in winter When it’s so, so hot? I do. We do. We know God promised Spring, summer, autumn, winter To the end of time. Really!