Friday, May 26, 2017

Overcompensation (a poem)


I over-watered the orchid.

It drowned in a pool of soil and hydrogen and oxygen,
petals falling one by one
as the stem withered, gasping for breath

and I feel horrible.

Cheryl S. S.
(May 2017)

1 comment:

Anne Marie said...

I always love reading your insights and about your experiences. Hope your summer is going well.