Saturday, April 12, 2008

today. now.

dig.
soil
garden center
blackberries?
no - in two weeks.
blueberries, then.
dwarf cherry tree.
azalea.
lilac
yellow azalea
dig
sod gone
tree root
damned tree root
argh!
tree root
no sod -tall, beautiful bushes instead
tree root!
Bushes!!
Tree Root!!
BUSHES!!!
hmm. Maybe dwarf cherry in back, then.
fox gloves.
cup n saucer
Columbine.
Aaah, columbine!
Compost
haul
haul
haul
transplant
now here...
now there...
daisies.
Friendly daisies...
dig
dig
dig
organic Miracle Grow
Divide
(And conquer?)
sun
computer
Calluses!
Raw hands.
dirt.
soil.
What's that smell?
The garden looks different, says Little Son.
Yes, well....
I no help...
Want to water? No, not the plastic containers, the green living things....
Break.
Oh, my hands...
Warm.
So warm.
Burning cheeks.

sigh.
love.

'Til tomorrow, then, Friends.

2 comments:

lerend zonder school said...

Love it!

piscesgrrl said...

Columbine! I forgot about Columbine.

Must. Plant.

Lovely post!