following a path
of tear-shaped leaf rosettes
a verdant mat of plantains
strewn wild—not unwanted here
Broadleaf plantain is commonly regarded as a weed, an unwanted broadleaf that crowds out grass. Of course any plant can be a weed if unwanted. There is nothing inherently unattractive or noxious about plantain—it is actually ‘friendly’ to humans being both edible and medicinal.
Carpe Diem Summer Retreat 2018 Finding the Way, July 15 to August 14