Next Summer’s Garden

Sweet corns shucks lay piled in a heap Just beneath the wilted greens – Chard, sorrel, kale, lettuce. Watermelon rind, shrinking, Lies among the decaying leaves and stems, Embattled, sunken hulls. Beet tops bleed out the bottom Onto pungent coffee grounds A long way from their Hawaiin home. Egg shells peek through, Birthing nothing but […] Read more