07 March 2009

deep roots

i
excitedly called
my mother
to tell her
about the
sudden sprouting of my new
gladiola bulbs

"i hope you planted them deep in the ground"
she said
"or they'll fall over"


"they must be deeply planted

or they'll fall over."

3 comments:

Hila said...

Have you planted them deeply? :)

kerri nĂ­ dochartaigh said...

sometimes things that fal over are wonderful, too.

Laura said...

Why is that mother's always say such things?