The cukes are in collusion with the zucchinis:
We’ll grow when your back is turned
And crowd out the basil and carrots,
Leaving you with green torpedoes
To aim at your neighbors.
Stephanie Djock is a writer based in St. Paul, Minnesota, where she lives with her husband and an ever-expanding orchid collection and garden. She is pursuing an MFA in Creative Writing at Hamline University, with an emphasis on speculative fiction. During the day, she teaches English to immigrants and refugees and edits educational materials.