weeds have grown over the petunias

making the petunias stretch sideways seeking sunlight

but sunlight has scorched the grass that lay exposed for dogs to sniff and urinate on

curious dogs find delicious morsels along their route - treats to their daily diet

perhaps our prize - the real treat to seek is

a petunia touched by a sliver of sun living on unscorched grass strong enough to survive roaming dogs and


they kill
sometimes strengthen
all dependin'


- mailed to Ohio this week - 
Artwork by Heather Gwen Martin