my shadow will loom long when they come.
wasps in the lavender bushes will strike out angrily.
fire ants will crawl up their pants.
the bees and the mantid in the dragon breath will be disturbed.
the mint will cover the tangled strawberries
and the groundcover will be hiding
asparagus spears ready for harvest.
She told me to slow down and think about the consequences of my actions. I protested that there are many urgent matters that need to be prioritized. She answered that meditation would save me a lot of time in the long run.
When the sun shines from the west
and the trees cast long shadows
across the field
and the ancient aroma of lavender
permeates the memory
of a moment.
Sunlight reflecting on rippling water creates riches that no one can claim their own.