Sara Peck


disrupting the habitats
cherry blossom petals
from the tree two neighbors south
have blown over into our yard
scattered themselves all
in seed rains under the canopy


of the pinnate leaflets
of the kale that never wholly died, we build
tents, avoid the heavier bits
of rain


regarding the invasive
plants, nobody has told me whether
you’re allowed to keep plants
it’s a small responsibility and
I would send you
a succulent

Sara Peck holds a brand new MFA from Columbia College. She now splits her time between Chicago and Charleston, SC, where she teaches with a creative writing camp for kids, brews sweet tea, and prevents her cat from eating the house plants. Her work is published on anderbo, trnsfr, and Phantom Limb, among others.

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