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What Grows in Our Meta-Greenhouse | A Poem by Amanda N. Butler

Did you know that
–dandelions grow through lava, laughing
in tongues of wildflower flame?
–crabgrass grows through melted ice,
sprouting in waves of crustacean corpses
and spouting skyscrapers?
–pipes grow through bones?
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Amanda N. Butler is the author of chapbooks “Tableau Vivant,” (dancing girl press, 2015) and “effercrescent” (dancing girl press, forthcoming). Her poems have appeared in Writers Resist, Epic Protest Poems, Haikuniverse, NatureWriting, poems2go, and others.


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