…is such a strange tree,

It has a certain symmetry.

Like a triffid, just a bit,

It looks as if someone’s uprooted it!

And rammed it upside down into the earth,

So it’s undergone a strange rebirth,

And under a fiery African sun,

It’s sci-fi horror for everyone!

 © Text Caro Ness 2016

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