Wednesday, November 12, 2008

T=O=M=A=T=O

"Who else would have eight tomato plants with individual trelisses and only come up with 590 tomatoes?"
—E.R.T.; The Blind Chatelaine's Keys, 11/9/08

An
inquisitive hay(na)ku
for Eileen Tabios—

is counting tomatoes
the new
poetry?

2 comments:

EILEEN said...

Perhaps just fertilizer
for poet-tree's
mysteries...

Ernesto said...

Or,
maybe all
poets are gardeners:

they
know what
the seeds are

but
they never
really know what

they're
gonna get