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The Daily Cuppa

I once tended a garden. gardening. tomatoes. self-care. dirt. susstainability
Photo by Lewis Wilson on Unsplash

A garden I created.

It started with tomatoes,

Then there were cucumbers and eggplants.

The tomatoes grew and grew,

My heart was overjoyed.

I wanted to present one to my father,

Who grumbled in the grocery store,



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Nancy Blackman, MASF

8X Top Writer. Editor: CRY Magazine. Owner: Refresh the Soul and The Shortform. Published in “Mixed Korean: Our Stories.”