Tag Archives: September

Questionnaire

What tells a flower to dry to paper

and make a packet for its own seeds?

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Why do autumn crocuses, palest mauve,

keep no leaves for leaning on?

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Where does the heron’s neck go,

perched so high in the cedar?

IMG_6247Who will hunt down the only member

of the Petrosaviales family?

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Is it true only filched canary creepers thrive?

How does a small pink flower dye

dark blue?  Where does it hide its stain?

IMG_6217Which are tougher – roots put down

in a Scottish city or on a Chinese mountain?

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What wit chose the paint

to match the moorhens’ beaks?

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And why do weekend crowds

infuse the garden with restlessness?

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How does a flower grow from stone?

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What will happen when there’s more

to save than what remains?  Please explain.

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