Essay — The watering can

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Image of silver and copper colored watering can full of water in the center of white periwinkles
Image source: HL Carpenter

The watering can
filled by the downpour
from bucket to spout
waits in the garden
prepared for the drought



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


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