B ought at a Dollar Store’s adieu sale
A leafy stalked duo graced our table for
M ore than two years; then decay crept in.
B argaining for lengthened time with us, to
O utwit apoptosis, I severed leaves from stalks.
O ver time, new roots promise love and luck.
Today is World Children’s Day, notes the email from KIND, Kids in Need of Defense. This organization to protect unaccompanied immigrant and refugee children receives Charity Navigator’s highest rating for finance and accountability. I send my modest donation to supportkind.org.