Those small evergreens planted
along the driveway in the fall? Gone.
The young maple still braced
with stakes and wire, leafless
in winter? Uprooted by the plow
after that first snowfall before
there was frost in the ground.
The weeping cherry purchased
at the nursery for a price that was
dear? You guessed it: gone as well.
Snow Plowing, Tree Removal.
Truth in advertising, it seems.
Makes one wonder about
Plumbing, Basement Cleanouts,
or Roofing, Full Renovations.
is a surefire concern