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The Lark

Full June

To savor time in the garden in this month is to renew one’s hope

A bee hovers at the edge of a purple bellflower in a lush green garden.
A bee enters a bellflower blossom, also called campanula. Photo by author.

I don’t mean to brag
But my rain barrels are full, full, full.
Both of them.
To the brim, 55 gallons.

My compost overflows
with a rich black you cannot
replicate without Nature,
oozing vitality, a velvet catbird
nimbly nibbles from its…



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Cat Strav

Cat Strav

Yogi. Wordsmith. Hutch Pup. Diagnosed with I.O. (idiotic optimism) since an early age.