Territorial Competition

Over and over that tree shoot

ascends between the boards

of my porch, and over and over

I say “no” in a very cutting way.

I don’t know which one of us

will have the final say,

but I sense that tree shoot

has some inside knowledge

from an undisclosed source.



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2 comments on “Territorial Competition

  1. Ah, the wisdom of trees.

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  2. Glenda says:


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