image: American Meadows Store
Inspired by Mindlovemisery’s Friday Music Prompt: Fields of June. Song and video with Emily Barker [songwriter], Frank Turner, and Red Clay Halo
Rose plunged her fingers into the soft, black earth, scooping up a handful. She brought her hand close to her face. She could smell life and death in the soil.
“We plant seeds so they grow, and bodies so they don’t” she thought, crumbling the earth between her fingers.
With sunlight, rain, and her tender love, the tiny mound would be covered with wild flowers. For now, she placed a broken rose from the arrangement he’d sent.