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Gardening, as compared to lawn care, tutors us in nature's ways, fostering an ethic of give and take with respect to the land. Gar ...
On the lawn at the villa--
That's the way to start, eh, reader?
We know where we stand--somewhere expensive--
Hundreds of dewdrops to greet the dawn,
Hundreds of bees in the purple clover,
Sweet smiling village, loveliest of the lawn,
Thy sports are fled and all thy charms withdrawn;
You cutting the lawn, fixing the machines,
all this leprous day and then more vodka,
the children call, and I
Thy shepherd pipe, and sweet is every sound,
The banker rubs his nose, thinking of his cat stalking something on the lawn.
Or when the lawn
Is pressed by unseen feet, and ghosts return
We raised a simple prayer
Before we left the spot,
Big sisters are the crab grass in the lawn of life.
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