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poem #26

David Plantinga 1972 (Sherbrooke)



In mainland meadows, flowers tempt,
Yet spurn those animals they tease,
Except caprificating bees.
Here, whatever’s edible’s unkempt.

There is an isle more fortunate
Where nettles sow chrysanthemums,
And farming isn’t wearisome,
And where what tempts must satiate.

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Submitted by DavidPlantinga on September 20, 2021

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