The Needle that Sows

The thread passes through the head of the needle and then the needle passes through the weave of the thread; this is what it is to sew.

The tiller is dragged through the soil and then the seeds are scattered across the field; this is what it is to sow.

The writer threads words into sentences and plants the seeds of ideas–and so, both sews and sows.

This post was originally published as “06092021“.