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Tag: Garden

Clay, With Humid Incubus

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Caring for the yard is hard
when clay sits atop
once-upon-a-swamp
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