A succulent appreciation

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Glory Be.
You lasted
As long as
You thought you should.

I overwatered.
You underperformed,
Neither of us
Giving it our best


I’ve got another
In the kitchen,
Resting on the
Dark, granite counter.

A smaller, bulbous
Barrel Cactus.

We’ve got a schedule
I aim to keep.
Once a month,
We meet…



Brooke Ramey Nelson

Brooke Ramey Nelson


Native Texan & Mizzou Journalism grad. I’ve worked in newspapers, politics, PR & as a high school pubs adviser/AP English teacher. TOP WRITER?