If I could be a plant, I’d fancy being a ‘May flower’ that surprises people walking by my home. I would most enjoy living under the shade of the great green leaves. I could have a private life, having just enough neighbors to chat with after a light rain. I’m quite sure that if I was a May flower, then the other Mays and I would sing our stories and have a wonderfully cheery life!
If I wanted the sky to see more of me,
a pretty Pitcher plant I’d like to be.
How wonderful life would be if I was medicine to make people feel better!
If I was a Lavender plant, people would say ooh and aah and, how lovely you smell. I’d take pride in soothing minds and spirits. And Sage! I would cleanse their homes and make the turkey taste good! I could be a Pineapple Sage and people would make me into tea. I’d live best by the doorsteps where my fragrance and delicate red flowers would remind my people that I await their return.
There’s so many choices of flowers I’d like to be!
I know of a garden that has a good life. It isn’t very large, but it’s medicine is big. People gather ’round the rolling mounds of rich dirt to learn and grow. If ever I was a garden, then that’s the one I’d surely be. I’d grow yummy green Chard and pretty purple Cabbage, make friends out of strangers and whisper sweet secrets to the good kind humans who come to take care of me.
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