“How with this rage shall beauty hold a plea,
Whose action is no stronger than a flower?” William Shakespeare (Ward 150) Not Rose Petals “Our love is not rose petals or Valentine candy –“ (Ward 150) “ . . .it is dirt and sand” “. . . it is the soil we roll in”
“Our love is dirt and sand
and coarse pebbles in a shallow brook.” (Ward 151)
Naming the Growth
“. . . to call a single plant from one lone seed
“love-in-a-mist,” then “devil-in- the bush” (Ward 38) repeated 4 times
“A love that’s lush is grand until we’re touched Spring Begins in Hinckley, Ohio II of last year’s leaves . . . I love how they love what is used and then spoiled – how they, deep in ...