Weeding

I didn’t know what I was looking for When I started pulling weeds from this garden I just saw my plants were dying And dug through the soil Thinking it would be obvious what needs to go But by the time I had finished There was nothing left unturned SWD 09/2019 Advertisements

Buried

Life was suffocating Every hardship felt like a pound of dirt Being thrown over my body Until I couldn’t see the sun Or feel anything other than the weight of the Earth It wasn’t until I anchored my roots And mustered enough strength To push my head above the soil That I realized I hadn’t…

Love is a flower

Love is a flower Planted in us all Some nurture the roots Others watch petals fall But even when destroyed Love can regrow In the very spot it wilted And in full bloom Not all of its seeds Will produce new gardens But love does not cease to be carried In all directions by the…