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the garden emerges – May 25

2.25.2014 the garden emerges wood chips providing the backdrop-ground   setting nature into native land to till and bring forth   something biblically simple, a collaboration. ————–

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a good ache – April 27

4.27.2014 rake tines pull back at muscles unused since winter’s pall   pine needle piles aerating the ground beneath   while warm winds open cells and call forth a keenness   a good ache borne of honest labor tugs the … Continue reading

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gardening – June 6

6.6 have dominion over the earth plant it, till, cultivate, collaborate with God in it, with whatever is present.   enclose a bit of ground, form flowers, greens, stones, into patterns of pleasure, connect to the magic.   enjoy the … Continue reading

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my garden exists – June 2

6.2 my garden exists for the moment I am working it, beyond which it belongs to itself. roots wriggle, dropped in seeds sprout or decay, all without me.   what comes next is not really mine to claim then, I played … Continue reading

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hard soil, soft soil – May 11

5.11 I was digging in the dirt today. Hoeing out the early grub of weeds In the soft soil it was easy. The hula hoe slipped beneath the surface and plucked them up like old bad done deeds.   The … Continue reading

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soil work – April 30

4.30 First dig in the Spring soil the weeds already deep and clinging.   The hoe rips and claws beneath like a therapist at the mental toil. Uncovering, rooting out and up, until fresh earth awaits ready for the new … Continue reading

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