Verse – Wisteria

Wisteria around post

Wisteria around post

How does the tendril sense
a post is near?  How does
it know to wrap clockwise?

A plant knows more than we
and we can even see!
We close our eyes, we’re lost–
we’ll run into the post…

– Steve Shoemaker, Urbana, IL, July 8, 1015
 

4 thoughts on “Verse – Wisteria

  1. This plant runs amuck in Virginia gardens. Making it dead is important if tall trees & shrubs are to survive. Gordon isn’t going Going to have that problem in MN.

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