After I serve the flowerpot –
Digging the clay with spud
Watering it with the can
Pruning the outgrowth, and crumpled leaves with garden shears or by hands;
Pausing a little while
during the work, and
stretching my neck sky heigh
I contemplate:
“I can hardly able to distinguish,
What is this growth and greenery,
this pruning about” –
Like a patient
Taking his medicine at the hospital bed
and convalescing at home, later on.

It is time for the next patient at the hospital bed

Who could guess the similarities
between the hospital bed and the flowerpot

Where has my plant gone!

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