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Monday, March 13, 2017
Houseplants Are Dirty
With no warning or precedent
the corn plant that had been
growing taller for five years
sprouts tuberose flowers.
I feel so sad, I said to the teenager
that it's trying so hard to propagate.
He said: I can't believe you'd care
so much about some horny plant.
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