Urban Physic Garden


Red Orach

June 28th, 2011 · No Comments · Medicinal Plants Poetry Project

And you inanimate things!
What do you think.
For instance you are SALTWEED, a bad plant.
Spinach but inadequate.
Your slim saponin redress, is it on purpose?
It is too timid and we spit them out,
These seeds you poison.
Tamarin Norwood
(From Herbarium, a new poetry anthology. Launch and reading 22 July)

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