Reena’s Exploration Challenge #85 – A Woman of the Bush.


She was a woman of the bush

Her home was among the tangle of vines

Her wisdom sought after

She could solve most things if you bothered to listen.

She’d tell you to feel the connection

Put an ear to the trees

Take in all you heard.

You could find her most days tending her garden

The herbs she grew had a purpose and a tale

If you asked what or why

She’d fix you with her stare

Then explain in no uncertain terms

The reason why each herb was precious.

This one would cure this and that,

Another for easing pain, settling nerves,

Mix them together, and you created a potion

Put you to sleep or fill you with vigour.

She was ever willing to share,

For she was a woman of the bush

Whose home among the vines

Kept her safe from greedy eyes.


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9 Responses to Reena’s Exploration Challenge #85 – A Woman of the Bush.

  1. Sadje says:

    I can almost see her giving a lecture in her herb garden. Great story

  2. crimsonprose says:

    I completely like this, Michael

  3. Reena Saxena says:

    The last line takes the storyline to a different direction. Thanks for keeping up with the Challenges!

  4. Reena Saxena says:

    Reblogged this on Reena Saxena and commented:
    A woman of the bush … by Michael

  5. msjadeli says:

    Michael is this someone you know? Sounds like a fascinating and wise person.

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