Botany Lesson

Routing weeds and vines,
Has thrown my spine out of line—
Now I lie, supine.

skat©2015

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Dawn of the Dead

Some bury the dead*
In their family tree—others
Bring them back to life!

skat©2015

*Please note: on further thought, I’ve decided to remove the comma at the end of the first line. The poem is about Genealogists, NOT Zombies! Ha ha.

All-consuming

Economy can
Mean both saving and spending,
But what is the cost?

skat©2015

Please, before you buy another item of clothing, or anything for that matter, watch the timely documentary on “fast fashion” entitled, “The True Cost”. (Available on Netflix)