The Old Garden Shed
Garden of Remembrance
A thin film of frost covers the vegetable garden abandoned by winter. A pale light touches the clods of earth. It is a December morning with the smell of snow, with its biting cold; the shy shadows erase the contrasts. From October to March, it freezes in this country.
At the end of the alley, which cuts the garden into two equal parts, the small one shivers between…