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A late snow flurry
mingles with cherry petals
on the spring-bare ground

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Sitting in the yard—
The birds still sing and frolic
as if nothing’s wrong

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Which pull is stronger?
The weed’s roots cling tightly to
the cold April soil

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Planting garden seeds—
tomatoes for the table,
posies for the plague

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Today, I started seeds for my vegetable and flower beds, and I couldn’t get the nursery rhyme out of my head:

Ring-a-round the rosie,
A pocket full of posies,
Ashes! Ashes! -- I'm told the British version is: A-tishoo! A-tishoo!
We all fall down.
 
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Midsummer respite—
The garden’s freshly weeded
and frost is months off

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A late-night harvest—
Young people plucked like flowers
from dark city streets

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Watching a leaf fall—
With many warm days ahead,
why did you give up?

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Miso ramen lunch—
November stands little chance
against the warm broth

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This is from my Vermont hippie days.

Lesson in patience—
A fox watching a leaf pile
pounces on a mole


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White snow falls on grey—
Curry cooks on the stove, but
no one comes knocking

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Against my alto
Dad sings tenor. But can’t hear
the perfect tension
 

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Don't look back.
Nothing there makes you turn back.
All you need is inside your bag-back.
Move on, and never look back.
 

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7-9-7 just for the moment

I am too intensely me
As if I speak into a bottle
My breath returns to my cheek
 
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Off in the distance
the mountains have snow again—
Winter’s first toehold

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7-5-7

Hummingbird visits again
Hovering, feeding
Tell me, which spirit are you?
 
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