Earned Rest

“Take rest;

a field that has rested

gives a bountiful crop”

– Ovid

blankets of still earth

quilted with tufts of flowers

summer rests in peace

*   *   *

Season’s End ~ Tired tractor at Burnett’s Country Gardens, Salem, Conn., retired ‘til spring • Photo  by Jan Logozzo • “Earned Rest” haiku poem by Mary O’Connor

© 2022


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