Treasure Island

Kyle Schlicher


I Grow Tomatoes


i grow tomatoes
while living
in peace
within my own
private space.
no one intrudes-
points a weapon
at me -
crosses
my
property line
in single file
with
radio antennas
dancing
in the air.

i
grow
tomatoes
while dreaming
in the after-
noon sunshine
as
i sleep/
growing older/
along
with
the
tomatoes.
(7-12-2004)

Submitted: Thursday, July 24, 2014
Edited: Thursday, July 24, 2014

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