what is new about this day, navroz?
is it simply the flip of a sunny switch, or the overnight emergence of garden weed?
what do you want to be?
what do you want to change?
you have had the winter to yourself
now, prepare yourself to be grown
prepare yourself to be tamed, pruned
and tethered at the hands of another
prepare yourself to shift your roots
in accommodation of those that grow beside
it hurts, the pain of limiting yourself
though you know your own potential
to spread far and wide
but, if you shift your roots appropriately,
you will have set stage below ground for what will come to be above
what harmony you create in the hidden
is in every way what will come to be seen, outside
your choice to curb the tumorous growth of your self
is the reason for the interwoven canopy above