House plants

They say talking

talking to your plants

is healthy. So I did,

and after about

three weeks of talking,

to my surprise,

the plants began to pick

up a few words

***

They’d say things like,

“Hello, George”,

“Water, please, George”

and,

“George, may I have a cracker from the cracker box?”

***

But I am not crazy,

I understand that

this is not so much

a sign of intelligence

as it is

the rote memorization

of sounds

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