Botany poetry mag, anyone?

Boosting this up to remind myself… 🙂

A Wolf's Tale

But my hare-brained schemes tend to fail. 🙂

Happy 1st of July.

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I wonder how Singaporean honey tastes,

You know, bees collecting nectar

Along the roads and the streets –

Doing their duty for the nation,

Their nation, ruled by a queen

Who have eggs and servants

Who feed her the best of foods

Money cannot buy.

I wonder how Singaporean honey tastes,

You know, does it taste

Like car fumes, cigarette smoke

And urban housing as thick as forests

Over taking real trees and real flowers

That still grow along the roadside

Brave like the sun.

I wonder how Singaporean honey tastes,

You know, does it taste as sweet

As golden and redolent of the sun –

Or does it taste like fumes, smoke

And people littering everywhere

Ignorant of bees collecting nectar

Above their heads.

They don’t look up.

And honey…

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