Exceeding Expectations


deemed ordinary
delivering a spectacle
oh the muchness of marigolds

Not Done Yet


sweet September
unwilling to let
summer’s party fade away

Portrait of Summer


eternal rock
seasonal bloom
a passing butterfly

Interlude

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time stopped
eternity unraveled
in a visit to a petal

Yield


The garden’s harvested bounty
carries a weary spirit towards spring
in the colors of dried petals and the promise of seeds.

Auspiciousness


Marigold is the sun’s bride,
the guardian of goodness
at the garden’s gate.