Constant Gardener

I’ll cultivate my garden in the safety of my yard

I’ll plant, weed and water crops

I’ll share the harvest, in a box

next to you outside the gate

I’ll till the soil when frost comes

I’ll prepare for winter months

I’ll store root vegetables in the cellar

to protect you from loss

I’ll set a portion aside for spring

I’ll sort and clean and plant

I’ll start the seedlings once again

each time that you come back

Copyright Cheryl Folland 2017
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About cherylfolland

Cheryl graduated​ from Vancouver Island University in 2019 with a BA in Creative Writing. She is passionate about the marginalized and an advocate for those who fall between the cracks of religion and society. She loves books, music and good coffee.

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