wild

I will dutifully stride
back and forth
gobbling up the grass
and spitting it out
in clumps

I will trim and shape
my hedges
slicing and shearing
making order
from chaos

these are my tokens
my gestures
toward
uniformity

but within my territory
between these green
barricades
this is my meadow
my bliss of nature
verdant immersion
my delight
where all wild things
are welcome

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2 thoughts on “wild

  1. definitely agree, gardens should never be too tidy for the creatures that make their homes there 🙂 We have been pleased to see (with great irony!) as part of ‘The Cuts’, our local council has stopped cutting quite so much of the grassy areas near us and many meadow species are flourishing as a result 🙂

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