July 25, 2011

Wishing Your Life Away


It's not a good question to ask, I know.  It sparks discontent,
















recriminations from those who tell us to live in the moment,  
























be present,


















don't wish your life away...


















Still,


I can't help it.


















I'm sick of watering.  Sick of stagnant brown plants.  Sick of the swelter.
























And I expect to be understood,


if not forgiven,


for asking,


















"Is it fall yet?"


(No, if you are wondering....these pictures were not taken this year....truth in the telling.)

6 comments:

  1. No, don't say it! :)
    I guess if I lived in a place with a milder winter I might ask that question. But I want the summer to last A LOT longer. We had a perfect day today--85, low humidity, cloudless sky, light breeze. Perfect! OK, so I hope you have a cool August with some rain, and I hope my weather stays the same as it is right now.

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  2. Fall does seem to be the most beautiful of words and concepts right now. Spring was here for such a fleeting moment and then it was gone. Literally burned away. May Fall come early and stay long :0)

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  3. But your garden is GORGEOUS!!!!!! Mine is all sticks at the moment. Looking forward to it warming up!!

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  4. I too am really sick of this, but sort of getting into how bad it is... very masochistic, but what else can one do?

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  5. Gardeners not only live in the present but future. It's been a tough year for many of us, dear Linda, and I hear you. May, June, July, rule in my garden ... fresh is good. By August, my twirling head is into all that went wrong, focusing on many bald spots! Weary, I then dream of spring! Summer ((hugs))

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