Flower Song

Neighbors noticed the band teacher’s yard sprout unconventional planters over the first month of her retirement: chrysanthemums ejecting from half-buried tubas, sunflowers booming from kettle drum frames tarnished green. It was Mr. Johnson who suggested putting her talent to good use. Soon, every yard played a flower song.

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3 thoughts on “Flower Song”

  1. Oh this is a really creative – and lyrical – approach to the prompt. It almost makes me want to garden. 🙂 “…sunflowers booming from kettle drum frames” is a brilliant bit of wordplay and description.

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