On the other side,
the grass sprouted greener
the birds trilled louder and the
wind blew gentler.
Rivers intertwined into oceans,
the surface indistinguishable each day;
the voices of those within
masked by the roar of the tides.
And of course some plants grew taller;
their flowers bursting into silvery bloom
their roots hanging
the foliage hiding their hosts,
wi th ered.