May 1/365 Corn, Part 1

Most of the upper garden was reserved for sweet corn. In spring, we helped Dad plant, dropping the bright pink kernels into the dark dirt. By August, stalks reached high over our heads, taller even than Dad, and if you walked into the narrow paths the leaves would close around you with a dry whisper.vintage-corn-image-graphicsfairy-e1525225681191.jpg

 

 

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5 thoughts on “May 1/365 Corn, Part 1

  1. I’ve never grown corn, but having had farmers in my family (and my husband’s family are currently farmers) I’ve had my share of experience in corn fields. I agree that the description is perfect.

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