The Weeds

Sometimes it rains and the vegetables grow

but so do the weeds

and the weeds grow faster and stronger

and sometimes the weeds suffocate the vegetables

before we can intervene

and sometimes they consume the entire garden

but the rains stop and summer comes

and in summer the weeds dry

and wither

and die

and we’re reminded

that no matter how bad the weeds may get

no matter how many gardens they consume

they too will die and return to the earth.

 

About soitgoes1984

I live on a small island in the middle of the Pacific ocean in the Hawaiian Kingdom which is currently illegally occupied by the American government. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
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