For The Bees


the garden bed
a candy store
offering lavendar lollipops

Celestial Sphere


constellation of blooms
bees orbit
the purple planet

Bewitching Beebalm

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sending out
a siren’s call
to hummingbirds and bees

Bees

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they buzz in bubbles
beneath the ice
water is their wings

Tiny House

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brood boxes
parked marsh side
for fall’s final forage

Magnolioideae

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before the existence of bees
the magnificence of magnolias
relied on the kindness of beetles

Harvest


As the workers toil in the carpet of sage
they hum and buzz their dictum
“from each according to their abilities, to each according to their needs”