Men like me and my brothers filmed what we /Planted for proof we existed before/ Too late,

The Tradition

Aster. Nasturtium. Delphinium. We thought
Fingers in dirt meant it was our dirt, learning
Names in heat, in elements classical
Philosophers said could change us. Star Gazer. 
Foxglove. Summer seemed to bloom against the will

Read rest of poem at The Poetry Foundation

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