The Making and Preserving of Sweetness

So that generations may thrive

Photo by Ivan Tsaregorodtsev on Unsplash

Buzzed bees we are
so grateful
to the sun
that made the flowers
to the rain
that gave them
a drink when
most needed,
to the wind
that made them
to the plants
that bore the flowers —
to the flowers
that gave pollen
and nectar and lured us
to unceasing sweetness,
to the beings
that mixed the brew,
to the stem
that held the petals,



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Obinna Uruakpa

Obinna Uruakpa

I am your Brother and a Seeker of the Infinite. I came this time among the Igbos. I share the sights, sounds, and scents of my journey in simple stories. .