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Tend to Your Garden...
by Lavendar Jazz
Monday, April 14, 2008
Rated "G" by the Author.
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Sow seeds ... provide the needs

 

Tend to your garden…
 
 
Will you please
stop sowing
so many seeds…
you can’t care for all of them
and provide their needs.
 
Your buds are pretty
but are struggling to grow
for your grass is wild
and you refuse to mow.
 
Your dandelions are running wild
the roses are beginning to wilt
you forgot to feed and water them
in the greenhouse that you built.
 
provide the plants with
what they need, like
lights, water and food you see
add a little love
from you and me.
 
But whatever you do, Mister
don’t plant any more seeds
amongst the weeds
if you are not going stay
and care for them
day after day.
 
© 2008 Lavendar Jazz


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Reviewed by Mary Grace Patterson 5/1/2008
A timeless message. I like the usage of plants incorporated into the poem.........M
Reviewed by Jeanette Cooper 4/30/2008
This is really beautiful! A worthy message for all of us to heed. Lots of symbolism here in this excellent write.
Reviewed by Andre Bendavi ben-YEHU 4/28/2008

Wonderful poetic composition delivering a wise message.

In admiration,


Andre Emmanuel Bendavi ben-YEHU
Reviewed by Randall Barfield 4/23/2008
Wonderful closing lines. Thanks for sharing.
Reviewed by Leland Waldrip 4/23/2008
Excellent double entendre. The metaphor couldn't be more appropo.
Best regards,
Leland
Reviewed by Sanja Dayslink 4/21/2008
I couldn't agree more, there is such a thing as safe sowing and if you don't care to wear the gloves when you garden - then tie a knot in the hose - too much water is never a good thing. I truly enjoyed this write.

Sanja xo
Reviewed by Debby & Gordon Rosenberg 4/16/2008
awesome metaphor
Reviewed by Andy Turner (Reader) 4/15/2008
A lazy gardener huh.. Hmmm, maybe Lady C is about...
Reviewed by Charlie 4/15/2008
This screams Dead Beat Dads!! at me at the top of its voice... seed-planting has become a sport in lieu of gardening. So many beautiful blooms wilting, just as your poem says. Great topic, great structure, powerful mesage, and wonderful metaphore. The last line is less powerful than the line before it, so it doesn't need to be there. It's a solid-good poem, Lavender. Good job. --Charlie
Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner 4/15/2008
AMEN!!!!!!! Excellent!!

(((HUGS))) and love, Karla.
Reviewed by Bernice Lakota 4/15/2008
This is awesome!!! I get both meaning behind them, very clever, very smart. You my friend have written a perfect message for this generation....too many kids, not enough parents!
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 4/15/2008
Good message in this one, Lavender; very well penned! BRAVA!

(((HUGS))) and much love, your friend in Tx., Karen Lynn. :D
Reviewed by Victoria's Poetry & Voices of Muse 4/15/2008
UGhhhhhh.....Oh Dear Lavender Jazz.....
This Is About Me Isn't It? ;)
I try & try for curb appeal....and all I get is "curb disturb" :(
I Loved Your Write & I do wonder where the insperation came from hee hee.
and yes my yard is curb disturb! I totally cannot place my lanscape like I see it in my ming :( The town should give me a citation for violation of a city ordinance!!
Opps.....the mail lady is here for me to sigh something from them.....lol
I Love Your Poets Name "Lavender Jazz" Thats Very beautiful
& I enjoyed y visit here this morning to check out your poetry!
Have a Lovely Day New Friend :)
Embraced ~ Embrassť
Vickie

Reviewed by Flying Fox Ted L Glines 4/14/2008
And year after year! How can anyone miss the point of this one?! Well done and it seems to become ever more timely. Here in New Boston, Texas, we have a rural city where a great percentage of the population is single women with children, all of them struggling to provide basic needs, and too many of them finding release from the burden in drugs. Life has become a closed loop of futility for many of them. Were they partially at fault? Of course, but that does not erase the cavalier crime of the fathers, nor the naive hopefulness of the mothers. The children will pay for this. Good "husbandry" is a two-way street.

Ted
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