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Once Upon A Leaf

A boy asked his mother: what is a leaf? She replied: a leaf is what gives us air to breathe It is the magic machinery that lets us live Whether we know it, or whether we believe Leaves come in … Continue reading

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An eye for the Chinese Senna

Encounter with the Chinese Senna Many years back on a lone botanizing trip in a nature spot in Singapore, I crossed paths with a weedy shrub which I recognized to be a species of Cassia. It was a plain looking … Continue reading

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Sedge by the water’s edge

Sedge by the water’s edge Does it not faze you that the scorching sun may pilfer the precious water that sustains you Or do you not wonder if the stream you stand by will change it’s course and leave you … Continue reading

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