The Quilted Field

IMG_0616There is milkweed in the rye field.
Orange daylilies, creeping
bellflower, bird vetch, too.
Queen Anne’s Lace, prairie fleabane.

Wild turkeys hide within and mock
the farmer’s plan.
He plowed and planted rye, but then
The tractor died.

Man plans, God laughs, they say.


©Martha Hurwitz, 8/10/20
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