Helping Father in the Garden on a Summer Night

Helping Father in the Garden on a Summer Night

  Swatting mosquitoes in the rhubarb, I watch you pull husky potatoes from the earth. You roll them in your palms and scuff the dirt from their bulging eyes and moony grins. Here’s Mister Potato Head! You hold him high for me to admire. And here’s the Missuz!...
The River Bench Series, Garden Encounter

The River Bench Series, Garden Encounter

The Cherokee Heights Garden Club has celebrated seventy-five years of service. They have faithfully beautified and tended the flowers on Smith Avenue at the High Bridge for years. Returning from a walk in Cherokee Park, I pass by the High Bridge flowerbeds. A...