Shezani Nasoordeen

By September 8, 2016 Uncategorized

Shezani Nasoordeen (Epsom Girls Grammar School, Auckland)

Gardening for the 21st Century Woman

This is the only way
you will get anywhere

Be ruthless.
Who needs frivolous flowers
and leaves
and fruit.
All that nonsense
will be of no use
to you.

You must start
with some sharp secateurs.
Cut first
the flower
then the stalk
and the woody root
until you are left
with a neat

Next week girls–topiaries.

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