there were no chives, so we hunted for ferns.
they are everywhere here, we wanted something
in particular, me with my green trowel, gardening
she was cominng up the lane, head down,
i waited. a steep slope.
on looking up she smiled, and chatted a while.
did you know him? she asked, told me he had
she went on her way, she has moved house
we went on looking for a fern, and