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The Hidden Power of Plants

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Plants don’t quite move,
but they’re full of life.
There’s an energy about them
that’s undetectable by casual glance.
They strive and they thrive.
But all we see is their stillness—
their defenselessness.
Of course, they are completely vulnerable
to anything that eats and kills and uses force.
Yet they flourish.
They give us breath despite all we do to them.
They give an organic beauty that harkens back
to before our time,
before we…



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Franco Amati

Franco Amati

Speculative fiction writer from New York. For published work visit or buy me a coffee at