Pruning

Pruning the crepe myrtle.

Hate to do it when it’s blooming,

but it blooms for months,

and I can’t have it on the roof.

Prioritizing the material

over the beauty of nature

is sad, I suppose, but necessary

to live in a material world,

and I don’t have many options.

 

Copyright 2013

T. Allen Culpepper

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s