Plato in the Peonies

Peony
Peony

“Plato in the peonies, Socrates force-growing his own hemlock. A man toting a sack of blood manure across his lawn is kin to Atlas letting the world spin easy on his shoulder.” Ray Bradbury

12 thoughts on “Plato in the Peonies

    1. Thanks Lois, I left out the part that might help you make sense of it: “Gardening is the handiest excuse for being a philosopher. Nobody guesses, nobody accuses, nobody knows, but there you are.” Happy Saturday to you too and have a great weekend!

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