For A Season

Four years past, I planted two peach trees in my yard. The fruit they bore their second year gave promise of future reward. But an early frost, followed by a harsh winter, produced trees green and growing without blossoms or fruit to gather.   What should I now do with these stubborn saplings? Complain to […]

The Unwanted Gift

There once was a simple man, Paid a visit by his King, Who left him with a gift so strange; A flute he must make to sing.   Though unfamiliar with instrument, Untrained and lacking skill, Soon tunes began to issue forth To honor his Lord and liege’s will.   He left his home to […]