in the garden

so much depends*
on your voice, echoed
inside a cracked wheelbarrow
the hollowness
of your tone, tined
and faltering
through a fault
*from William Carlos Williams’, “The Red Wheelbarrow”
© Renée M. Sgroi, 2020
"in the garden" was first published in the League of Canadian Poets', Fresh Voices, July 2020
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