because nothing really happened
and nobody came to see me,
only the slow growing of the garden
in the summer heat
and the silence of that unborn life
making itself known at my desk
my hands still dark with the crumbling soil
as I write and watch the first lines
of a new poem like flowers of scarlet fire
coming to fullness in a clear light.”
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