Weed I Won’t Pull

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Some hardship curved it into

a green ampersand. Tendrils sprout

along a resolute stem.


I want to lean close, ask

for some photoautotrophic wisdom.


Listen to the soil’s bacterial choir.


Convert to the worship

plants have practiced since the Beginning.

  • Laura Grace Weldon

    Laura Grace Weldon is the author of the poetry collections Blackbird (Grayson Books, 2019) and Tending (Aldrich Press, 2013), as well as a handbook of alternative education titled Free Range Learning (Hohm Press, 2010). Connect with her at lauragraceweldon.com or @earnestdrollery on Twitter.

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