Lavender bagging

by Jem Croucher

Bagged up all my lavender
in bunches hung above me
drying out and making
all around me smell quite lovely
A bumper crop this year
has meant a lot more bags to do
which later on as little gifts
may find their way to you

It’s really a cathartic way
to spend a summer day
bagging up the lavender
I’ve grown along the way
A day I spend least once a year
each harvest to remember
Sometimes in late August
Sometimes in September

©Jemverse

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4 Comments to “Lavender bagging”

  1. Hi, Happy Saturday. Thanks for sharing. The poem brings back so many childhood memories. Have a wonderful day. Goff

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