A Smile at the Heart of Things

© GE McKerrihan

As I went out walking . . . these words are so often the path to wondrous discoveries. This day was no different, as I wandered about this two and a half acre patch of earth I call home.

The remains of a knee high weed, so full of life and green wonder just months ago. Its skeletal structure stripped to the barest of elements. Resting atop the low-lying and dried…