on the verge, planting

doors to our habits

lead anywhere

I am on the verge

planting away

the old year

even as rubble

encroaches

on this spot

where soil dries

in protest.

 

tender

are my plantlets

to be tended

through

this year

for here

return flowers

pushing

through the dust

 

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