Spring Tanka

Spring Tanka

The first seeds planted

Settle in a cold wet ground

A bit too early in spring.

   The seeds and the gardener

   Place bets against another frost.

….

The first seeds planted

Settle in a cold wet ground

A bit too early in spring

  The seeds and the gardener

   Are dusted with cool faint rain.

….

The first seeds planted

Settle in a cold wet ground

A bit too early in spring

  Jewelweed and gardener

  Both species of impatiens.

….

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Small town writer
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