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The branches part one by one,
to let me pass they fall and lay both ways.
They cut a path from me to you,
till it’s only you I see…

then you cut through me.

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Bamboo

A gentle breeze knock of bamboo wind chime
in waves chatter of swallows
cleared sky of azure blue
tap of first leaves to fall

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against nature

accidents
in the artificial garden
are common:
almond eyes
powdery white mask
calla lilies beneath her feet –
inevitable;
blood;
ripples frustrate
the goldfish.

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Sanctuary

Seasons come & go
making changes to this place
of natural beauty.
No matter what the time of year
the garden is my sanctuary.

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Robin

robin greeting me
from the garden fence
as I fill the breakfast kettle…

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