The high desert of Arizona is abloom and even the weeds are celebrating. This past weekend, I worked in the garden a bit and then enjoyed handfuls of fresh strawberries. It was a delight.
Today master poet Colleen Chesebro invites followers to write a syllabic poem with synonyms of WORK and PLAY. My contribution relates to my strawberry patch and uses opposites of rainfall/sunshine and buried/released -- both capturing work and play. I hope you like the tanka.