Satire Poetry posted October 3, 2016


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musings while gardening...

Border Control

by tfawcus

Thus I mused while pulling weeds
and planting seeds
in my exotic plot,
this Camelot.

Carefully tending those I love:
Kiss-me-quick and Damask rose,
Fuchsia and Valerian,
favoured plants, invited in.

Another wave of migrants came,
an uninvited yellow bane,
an acid flower,
unwelcome, sour,

that broke my pre-set rules
with adventitious propagules,
Invasive plant and uncontrolled.
My heart grew cold.


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