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Butterfly Cinquain 7

30 August, 2016
seedlings
burgeon as
year waxes, I transplant
nine young sunflowers into pots,
pressing
rich compost firmly with gloved hands
and watering them in.
Looking forward –
summer
butterfly cinquain © Freya Pickard 2016
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Being – 27

4 July, 2013
Sinister first finger imprinting fine homegrown compost. Dexterous fingers carefully lifting thin white, pale-green seedlings from the tangle of the seed box, pressing each young plant into the dark hollows; hoping for lettuces to grow…
© Freya Pickard 2013

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