|Three gifts dried and gone. Center one still alive|
|Gift is now safely|
in the ground
Thank you, little plant, for holding on while dear friend Mary peddled over on her bike ladened with lovely chrysanthemum starts from her wildly varied collection. Thank you for holding on while I was away and forgetful. Thank you especially for drinking and holding on to the water and coming back to life. *See first comment for a postscript.