|Shady Family (standard:poetry, 184 words)|
|Author: Juggernaut||Added: Nov 24 2010||Views/Reads: 1435/0||Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)|
|The members of shady family without, we cannot survive.|
Shady Family Subba Rao Dry cure our leaves to use in any shape or form; We are feel good tobacco; Cut, slice, puree, sundry or however you use, Pasta and pizza tasteless without us; We are juicy tomatoes; Chips, French fries, curly fries, spuds, skins, wedges; Wonder how humanity exists without us; We store food underground; We are golden potatoes; We tantalize taste buds, make you sweat; We are peppers and hot chilies; Sauté, roast, bake or stuffed; Call us by whatever name, Eggplant, baigan, brinjal, melongene, Aubergine; Imagine veggie world without us; In spring and summer we beautify front and back yards; Petunia, Datura, Angel Trumpet, Kiss-me-Quick; Buffalo bur, horse nettle, silver leaf, We are nuisance weeds yet colorful; Now, if you want to cure or poison yourself or others; we advise not to but if you insist try medicinal Belladonna or toxic herb Mandrake; With a set of 5 petals, 5 sepals and 5 stamen We were evolved into Tomatoes, Potatoes, Peppers, Eggplant and, Tobacco; Dealing with narcotics and poisons, Yes we are a bit shady; Still we are family, Nightshade family. Tweet
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