The Lawn

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The Lawn

That sweet smell
of a freshly mown lawn
on a summer's day
belies
the distress call
of a million blades of grass
butchered
in their youth
by the murderous blade
of the mower
for our
aesthetic pleasure.

7 Comments on “The Lawn

  1. Well, there’s a unique spin! Yet I have to wonder, why some plants seem always to flourish after a careful trim? Chive, hedges, cruciferous veggies, some citrus, and more? A lovely post.

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