Posts tagged Kate Baer
A Poet and a Lemon Walk Into a Bar

Angela’s description of a poet’s path, “a long, hard road,” have been on repeat in my head. I thought a lot about how they could apply to my now-overproducing lemon tree. It took years to get it to produce fruit. I moved it from one spot to another, from the ground to a container and back. I watered it. I fed it. Finally, it began to produce fruit and then the last two crops have been so prolific I don’t know what to with all the lemons.

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