Sonnet for the Spring Equinox

IMG_5183

The seed contains the tree, the tree, the seeds-
And standing in the middle, there are these:
Beginnings grown from endings, Life from Death-
Continuing the Circle in its breadth.
Why interfere with such successful plans?
They’ve lasted longer than any of Man’s,
And laissez faire has worked a million years
Far better than our own that end in tears.
Not interference, no, but honoring
The force of Life returning every Spring,
A gentle touch and then the standing back
To watch the natural magic that we lack.
From seed to plant, from plant to broad, strong tree,
We, too, grow in this looped infinity.

Advertisements

About janemwoodman

Singer, writer, restaurant reviewer, urban farmer, devoted lover of my husband....old and getting happier all the time.
This entry was posted in Gardening, Gardening, Usually Organic, Philosophy, Poetry, Sonnet, Spring, Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink.

So what do you think?

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s