If the rain comes, they run and hide their heads. They might as well be dead, if the rain comes. If the rain comes.
“Tiny details imperceptible to us decide everything!” Winfried Georg Sebald
“To study the abnormal is the best way of understanding the normal.” William James
“He had a big head and a face so ugly it became almost fascinating.” Ayn Rand
Euphorbia myrsinites, also known as myrtle Euphorbia or donkeytail spurge, is one of the most useful and highly ornamental plants to grow in the garden.
Now for the bad news: the milky white sap has been known to cause extreme allergic reactions that in some cases can lead to anaphylactic shock, and visits to the emergency room are frequently reported.
Charles Bukowski wrote a book called The People Look Like Flowers At Last (see last post). This one looks like the pretty college girl next door who works as an escort on weekends. Approach both with caution and use protection.
“Plato in the peonies, Socrates force-growing his own hemlock. A man toting a sack of blood manure across his lawn is kin to Atlas letting the world spin easy on his shoulder.” Ray Bradbury
“Beauty surrounds us, but usually we need to be walking in a garden to know it.” Rumi