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Around The Garden

Around The Garden   ( series)

Cry Baby

I am so sorry rubber tree,
you’ve grown too big, 
you block my view.
I hate to trim your limbs divine,
with plate size leaves,
the vinyl kind.
It’s not that trimming is such a feat,
just when I do,
you start to weep.

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  1. Date: 3/25/2010 3:00:00 PM
    Cutting back is often kind Daniel

  1. Date: 3/17/2010 4:57:00 PM
    How sad for rubber tree.... I once had a small fern that hung in my window, that turned into a monster... no matter how much I trimmed.. it grew.. so I found it a new home.. before it took over completely.. love Constance

  1. Date: 3/17/2010 6:55:00 AM
    Jeralynn, I've never grown a rubber tree, but I have seen plenty of them. Those tears...are they used for tires? Smiles Dane Ann

  1. Date: 3/15/2010 4:37:00 PM
    Another cute one Jeralynn .. so far all enjoyable reads from your garden series..luv.. Linda-Marie..