Thursday, December 2, 2010
R.I.P. Plantita Adorada
I loved you from the moment I saw you at Costco and realized that you were a Gardenia plant.
I loved you all those moments I watered you, and all those moments I forgot to water you.
I loved you all those times I brought you from the outdoors in to protect you from the unpredictable spring and fall weather.
I loved you every time you bloomed a new blossom.
I loved you every time you drooped from neglect.
I loved you even when I forgot to bring you indoors during the worst storm of the season.
I loved you even when I forgot about you as I watched on the news all the storm warnings, and warnings of sub-zero temperatures.
I loved you when I looked outside to realize that you had been killed by the inclement weather.
I loved you when I brought you indoors hoping you would resurrect. And I loved you when I realized that I had not brought you in time to save you.
And I loved you as I dropped you down the trash chute.
R.I.P. I will miss you.