Jun 12

Poetry

Photo by www.zanda. photography on Unsplash

My garden is lushly overgrown
and not the mess you think it is
despite
jiggly rows, meandering paths,
and happy slugs,
because
it thrives on love and shit
and I would not tame it
if I could change it.

The pansies and the kale
like it where they are
and
the bunnies approve
and
we…

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Maria Shimizu Christensen

Maria Shimizu Christensen

Writer. Maker. Featured in Medium’s 2021 list of Stories That Started Conversations. I write about life. https://www.mariashimizuchristensen.com