Young Lettuce

Young lettuce

I can bear anything,
beans withering,
dying flowers, the potatoes
in their corner I can see dig up
stone faced, I am
really hard in that.

But young lettuce in September
just planted, still limp
in wet beds, no.

Rutger Kopland, Dutch Poet 1934-2012

Author: annacow

Bovine participant of DS106

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