I own a sixth

I own a sixth of this beech tree
but do not have deeds or titles
to prove which parts are mine/

My claim is now on its shifting
shadow – April is in overdrive –
& I will move as a minute hand

around our shared garden/ Sit
with me [but be prepared] – my
view turns more conservative

with passing days [now willing
to profit well off nature’s ways]
Please pass me a Daily Telegraph