Essays

Essay — Spiderwort blues

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Picture of blue spiderwort blossoms
Image source: HL Carpenter

Woke up this morning
The sun in my face

Up close image of blue spiderwort blossom
Image source: HL Carpenter

One wild blossom
Still stuck in this place

Up close image of blue spiderwort blossom
Image source: HL Carpenter

Past ready to run
But can’t move my feet

Picture of field of blue spideworts in bloom
Image source: HL Carpenter

One short day to shine
But can’t take the heat

Image of spiderwort blossom closed against the heat of the afternoon
Image source: HL Carpenter

Woke up this morning
The sun in my face

Image of multiple blue spiderwort blossoms
Image source: HL Carpenter

Same old crowd of blue
Still stuck in this place

Image of field of blue spiderwort plants in bloom
Image source: HL Carpenter

Are you where you want to be?

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

HL Carpenter is a mother/daughter duo who write family-friendly fiction from their studios in Carpenter Country, a magical place that, like their stories, is unreal but not untrue. When they’re not writing, the Carpenters enjoy exploring the Land of What-If and practicing the fine art of Curiosity. Visit Carpenter Country at hlcarpenter.com.

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