Reflection — September 9th
Clichés become clichés because they contain an element of truth. If you want to grow your own potato plants, for example, it would be unwise to plant only sunflower seeds. Yet, there is a limit to all clichés; for even if you just sow potatoes you will still find a preponderance of weeds in amongst your crop. This is just how soil, and the life within it, works.
Raymond Farrell, in his poem The Sower That Sows and the Reaper Who Reaps, reminds us that, no matter hard we try, “in the end, the yield will not be free of tares”. But, what if we tried to sow only tares (or weeds)? Might there
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