A Garden Visit

I want you to know
how carefully
I watered the tender shoots
you planted
in my little garden.

Flowers now adorn the ground
the fruits are ripe
bring a strongly woven basket
and bring with you also
the finest palm wine
that your expert tapping
can brew
we must feast and wine
till the small hours
of our short days together.

Joy and love
shall be our daily
harvest songs.

~Micere Githae Mugo (Kenya)


9 thoughts on “A Garden Visit

  1. A fine shot of colorful flowers and greenery that looks alive and well. Mine always seem to dry up and….. An enjoyable post. I’m ready for some colorful flowers….We got 10 inches of snow last night…and we thought winter was over! 🙂


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