Category: Flora

  • Semantics


    I know it seems silly, but I would really appreciate it if you would correctly label me. I know that most people will understand that I’m not a banana. They probably even understand that I am a fruit. But what about the child who wanders in, with recently acquired knowledge of reading and general fruit…

  • I’m So Lucky

    I’m So Lucky

    Just a few inches more and I would have been in the trash can. THE TRASH CAN! I never wanted to be part of a random heap – Among discarded Starbucks. No no…this is not right! I am meant to become part of the earth, not trapped in a bag. Why delay my decay any…

  • L’exhibitionniste!


    We see your attempt     “Seduce the shoppers!” …so you think We are united     L’épi de maïs! Smart shoppers avoid the half-shucked

  • Liquidambar styraciflua

    Liquidambar styraciflua

    Others have charm, sweet taste My skin too hard underfoot A fruit called prickly – discarded! or thrown by children for fun

  • Maclura pomifera

    Maclura pomifera

    A friend told me I deter spiders. “Elemol” they said. I don’t dislike them; They do me no harm. But what a strange thing to tell me after all this time. This coming from a citrus sinensis. Flaunting his beautiful color.