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Tag: Garden

Clay, With Humid Incubus


Caring for the yard is hard
when clay sits atop
and damp drains down
heavy on your skin,
and feels like breathing soup
as you heave your weight atop a spade
to dislodge one weed from clay.
Repeat, all day.

© Marie Elena Good, 2018

Consider the garden