fly catcher by cassie taggart

Tear open the warm belly of earth, plant a few seeds, or lay a bulb
and let’s see what human nature spews into the day,
or births sobbing into evening.

All it takes is a few minutes, and
seeds deprived of air and light,
then drowned and left below ground.

Only faintest warmth for comfort
in the cold hopeful bed
Ah Life, your garden reveals some awful secrets
and yields some Terrible Blooms.

This podcast's plays are all cast with actors and actresses from the diverse and talented Los Angeles theater community.


Paintings by Cassie Taggart


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