Monks in the Orchard Picking Peaches
and old monk
in the orchard
sunny and plump,
ready for canning.
to the wagon cart,
the young monk
asks the old monk
what to look out for
when growing old.
The old monk
pauses and says
Life stays the same
for the most part.
Monks work and pray
but an old monk
works slower and
But not to worry,
the old monk advises.
He admits he's
but that's just
since God uses
Peaches like these
have no need to talk.
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