Up early planting

Grass still wet

Sneakers soaked through

Sun dripping through overhead leaves

Squirrel chatter

Birdsong

Dirt under my fingernails

Heliotrope in my nose

Burying worries under the cauliflower

And flat old stones

Growing hope alongside

Red lettuce

Peppers

Gnomes.

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