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A fable about Awareness

The motley collection of verdancy was attentive, the mood enthusiastic. A cheerful sunbeam suffused C. Phyl, the Pines & Vines representative, as he declared, "We number among the most ruthless, aggressive, essential, and successful creatures on this Planet!

[a pause for a spontaneous outburst of cheers]

"Simple and effective, our Modus Operandi is 'Spread leaves far and wide. Shed cover. Take up space. Live with brightness. . .

[pause for several hurrahs and a misplaced Bravo!]

"Take a look around as you shove this Thought along: We are the scenery, and we easy on eyeballs, too. We give each breeze expression. We dance for raindrops. We lend flavor to disposition. . .

[pause for woof-woofs, raucous huzzahs, assorted hoots, and maybe a self-conscious razz or two]

"So, in closing, before I go, I want to remind that beautiful and sensitive as we are, we also CONTROL Oxygen! Green plants do truly RULE. So long live Green. Never in-Between. And now Chloro-Phyl is out-a-here."

[extremely loud celebrations, rockets fired, doves released]

Then, styling a morbid grey outfit, up to the lectern floated fat comrade Acid Rainy to announce the title of her presentation was, 'All Now Will Brown Down!'

Never ever before was seen such a blanching of Greens.

Moral: Everyone yields to Chemistry.