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Events, Poems, The Jaguar Renassaince

Peaceful Growth


Budding plants, includes eggplant, tomatoes, and okra.

Budding plants under the sun

Without care for anyone. 

Sheltered seedlings growing up

Unaware of the nation’s lockup.


Motivated to grow and flower

Vegetables and fruits

Unimpeded by the crisis 

That affects our waking hour.


While they continue to work

Day in and day out

We rely out the handouts

To keep our self sustained