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At the Japanese garden


11.30.10 Posted in today's words by

Kenneth Weene’s poem La Banque Gauche appeared here in October. This is another example of imagery and a scene set with selective detail.

At the Japanese garden
By Kenneth Weene

there is a copse of evergreens;
each tree is a life remembered:
leaned, bent, scarred, pruned, and cut.
None is straight and full, for who
has led a life unblemished?
Tonight I will have a scone
with Chantilly cream
and carefully brewed sweet tea
in memory of you.





3 Responses to “At the Japanese garden”

  1. Ray Brown says:

    I was moved by this piece

  2. Lovely tribute to one of Mother Natures most needed.

  3. bobbie troy says:

    What a lovely poem.