Leonneyes Z to A Challenge: R is for Regeneration


Submitted to Leonneyes Z to A Challenge: http://leonnyes.wordpress.com/

Regeneration

You breathe easy now.
Our yard is ready for the winter.
Moldering leaves
pile high around the roses,
protect from chill.
Nurture.

Only weeks ago
you plucked the fruit
of summer’s harvest.
But yesterday
you turned the soil
and what remained
will rot.

Our children’s children’s
children
will feed on our garden,
will feed on our lives.

9 thoughts on “Leonneyes Z to A Challenge: R is for Regeneration

  1. Nanka says:

    Reformation, Renewal, Rebirth, Restoration and Regeneration…..is what came to my mind on reading your poem!!

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  2. Rumya says:

    Interesting and unusual take on the R, Victoria!! 🙂

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  3. Morning says:

    love the take on R.
    uplifting piece.

    Thanks for commenting on mine.
    Jinle

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  4. Trisha says:

    You are so right. I just adored the last few lines. Its such a golden and beautiful truth.

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  5. signed .............bkm says:

    Really like the wordplay in this ….had to go back and verify the title…then it all came together …very nice…bkm

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  6. suzicate says:

    I like this, the power of land and legacy of family.

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  7. DULCE says:

    Such power does the land have.
    Beautiful
    Thanks for your visit!

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  8. nessa says:

    Love it. It has the same concept as my haiku, you are right.

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  9. this is like a fall harvest of sorts, isn’t it Victoria? lovely wordplay..

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