The long grass shoots
With lasting care
And the leaves receive
Gratefully, the sun’s rays

Nourishing blooms
Each covert blade
And the world achieves
Graciously, its new days


Andrew Borne is 2 Cups Poet 1 teaspoon Musician 1/4 teaspoon Salt 1/2 cup Absurdity 3/4 cup Chef 1 egg, beaten 2 1/3 cups Family Man. Mixed together and served raw. His column 7x appears weekly in Oddball Magazine.