It Takes a Pet to Know a Pet
Fat furry bee, let’s make amends.
What you want and what I want are not so different.
I’ll let you borrow my flowers for dinner
and you let me live in this house behind them.
Civilization Is Built from Friendships
has never been carved in marble
or tossed gently into the dark from marquee lights.
Let us propose it from a place of safety.
The compost worms will sing their song
of all we have thrown away.