Wednesday, March 27, 2013

March Garden

 (March garden today)

As I look at you now
With eyes half-closed
Every plant is a prize-winning rose

No sickly stems
Or dormant seeds
No gaps, no drought, no sassy weeds

Each row is extra-robust
Lush and bright
I revel in its florid hush tonight

For nothing blooms quite as perfectly
In late March, it seems
As the garden that grows in straight rows in my dreams

© Janet Martin

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