poetry by j matthew waters

The Neighbors

Plants thrive incredibly
inside their shack.
Without money
they defy logic.

Is it magic
or are the cultivators

How does such a model
of poverty
get by with just botany?

They say it’s a matter
of relativity.
The neighbors
of the eyesore
still marvel at their craft.

nineteen eighty-four
copyright j matthew waters
all rights reserved

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4 thoughts on “The Neighbors

  1. Love the human spirit shining through in this poem, Jdub

  2. Thanks so much, Anne, especially for stopping by

  3. denise0904 on said:

    made me smile and want to hug a tree.

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