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The Godzilla Coleus
by Roger A. Ochs
Monday, September 22, 2008
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Yes, I love to garden. No, I don't own stock in Pfizer.

"Zilla" is what I call it
(For fear of blasphemy)
Though "god" should be its name

As a seedling it just didn't fit
For this pot it was just too wee
But it would grow all the same.

I gave it water, shade-a bit of sun
Watched to see how it fared
But there was a secret in the roots below

I'll tell you the trick I've done
A monthly dose of Viagra I dared
For it's but Aspirin coated with Miracle-Gro

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Reviewed by E T Waldron 10/30/2008
hahaha! Whimsical and witty,with a green thumb, too!;-)
A delight to read!

Reviewed by Regis Auffray 9/26/2008
Thank you for sharing your wit and humor (and your green thumb philosophy), Roger. Love and peace,

Reviewed by Ed Matlack 9/22/2008
Well you dd better than I would, as I have a black thumb, I can't grow grass in my yard...(regular grass, not the smokeable kind)...ed
Reviewed by Marge Fulton 9/22/2008
Here, when someone is amazing you hear things like, "That boy is a sight!" Roger I'd say, "You are a sight!" Your poetry is too.

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