September 28, 2016

nurture

what is the sound of a dying bonsai tree?

i wonder only because 
my little plant is turning brown

i admit i've neglected to love it as much
as i love him

so
then

are its mournful moans
silenced by the sound
of my 
crying soul?

and if so- 
how do i let it know

i'm sorry?

-journal entry from September of 1999