June

Paula is digging and shaping the loam of a salvia,
Scarlet Chinese talker of summer.
Two petals of crabapple blossom blow fallen in Paula's
hair,
And fluff of white from a cottonwood.

by Carl Sandburg

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Here, the simple images of early summer's flowers and love of gardening bring joys.