My mother has never been good with keeping plants alive. She always ends up forgetting they have feelings too...
There is only one plant that wilts when I am close, but blooms around those who have a pH even more contrasted to mine. Yet still, I see how it is beautiful.
There is only one plant that shines so bright that it damages my leaves even worse than the UV-B rays of the sun. Yet still, I see how it is loveable.
There is only one plant that wraps it's roots around mine, shares it's minerals with me but steals all my water. Yet still, I see how it is caring.
Gradually they all grow, twisting and turning, reaching for the sunlight. I just let them, I don't believe that the sun will ever help me to grow.
All of a sudden they remind me of my mother.
All of a sudden I've lost all that makes me a plant. I don't know how I'm still managing to stick out of the ground.
I am the only plant left.
Tick tock tick tock tick tock...