Today is now Yesterday

The vines are starting
To look very wiry
Choking the other plants. 
The blossoms are going to seeds
Bees are sucking the very
Last drop of nectar.
Assessing the garden
Spring and summer plants
Are looking tired.
The shrubs are overgrown
Leaves are falling
Sign of fall coming.
What choice do I have
On this matter
But to do garden work
I rolled over under the bush
To trim the under brush
It wasn’t a good idea.
I forgot to harvest the strawberries
Therefore, I cannot bring
The sweet wine I promised.
I know I have other things to do
With mind focused on gardening
Nothing else mattered
Working hard made me hungry
I feasted on Chinese food
No time to cook supper.
I am sure the this body
Will be feeling today
The aches and pain.
Who cares.
I had the joy
That is mine 
Yesterday of “Today”
 
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17 thoughts on “Today is now Yesterday

  1. There really is nothing like working in the garden! When I hurt the next day, I just look out the window and see why I’m sore, and suddenly, it doesn’t matter much … I just do things more slowly until I recover! LOL 🙂

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