Beauty’s Second Duty


perfectly pretty
the petaled
mulch

Love’s Labor


tools
of tending and caring
await their service

Selfless Service


cut
and come again
generosity of zinnia

Service


home sweet home
the many duties
of the maple tree

Duty

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in service
to the season
cliffside color clings

Volunteers

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the sweet cheery faces
of happiness helpers
candy striped phlox

Veteran’s Flag

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long departed
still our freedom stands
on their sacrifice