Poetry of Tomato Plants

Reading poetry to tomato plants began the day Rome burned. Red of the flames prompted Nero to comment: “reminds me of my mother’s tomato plants.” Of course Lucan saw an opportunity to drench Rome in sanguine innuendo. He jotted verse, congruent to Nero’s fiddle strokes and whispered in his emperor’s ear: “you know my lord…ifContinue reading “Poetry of Tomato Plants”