Forget the wet, blistering heat for a moment...
and notice the small, orange butterflies
flitting from late flowering weed to
late flowering weed.
Yes, weeds have a purpose
as does everything in nature---
No slackers allowed!
Consider the flowers going to seed
in the wavy, visible heat...
just doing their jobs, joyfully.
Collect the dry seed pods tenderly---
Carefully, now, don't drop any!
Their seeds are next year's
pinks & reds & purples---
God's crayon box
used with abandon.