after the planting…

garden of eden

each day
we
collect
and
place
a grain
of rice
on a sheet
of paper
paper
created
from rice
believing
it to be safe
stacking it
higher
and
higher
but
one day
it will rain
and
the rice
will return
to the earth
from which
it came
just
as we
return
to god

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