Over-Crowded

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Ouch, watch my leaves!
You’re stepping on my stem!
Your perfume is too strong!
Quit shoving!
Who put you in charge?

Your buds are in my face!
Has anyone seen my bee?
I’m missing my bee, too!
Will you all be still?
Can’t we all get along?

No!
Why should we?
Huh! It’s her fault!
That’s right.
The gardener did this.

Copyright 2017 Brenda Davis Harsham

Notes: Do you ever feel like your efforts have the exact opposite effect than you intend? Helping others is a perilous business. Are one’s good intentions a defense? Or the nail in the coffin of blame? Sometimes it’s better for the gardener to leave the clippers on the shelf. Have a magical day!

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