Southern-style tomato sandwich photo by Martha Jean Winkelstein

Sacrament

I want to be a sacrament

When I die

Mix my ashes with garden soil, Miracle Gro

Put us in the plot I tilled and tended every spring

Plant tomatoes — Beefsteaks, Better Boys and Brandywines

Water well

And when we ripen

Slice us thick and lay us out…

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Noel Holston

Noel Holston

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Writer, photographer, horticulturist, international music icon. Lives in the South. Email Noel at nholstonga@gmail.com