Honeysuckle(Jul 21st, 2016 at 11:07:11 PM)
When Japanese honeysuckle seeds shine red on wrinkled branches the suburban host families unknowingly take their chances. Focused on lawn, not leaves; focused on flowers, not bees; the only non-natives they mind are humans, not trees. Our farmers' market Markov chains are bare root saplings under heavy rains that wash the gullies dry in Spring. The fertilizer run-off changes water pH and dilution ranges so we stick the farmers with the blame but demand cheap eggs, and milk, and grain. Farmers, you must forgive us, please, we know only government subsidies. And they shouldn't fault you because plants did what plants do. If your new soybeans have patented genes you better learn legalese or get down on your knees and surrender your crops. Because cross-pollination from the farmlands adjacent creates your obligation to the seed corporations. You're growing their seeds whether you bought them or not. But the GMO scare only helps them not care. They continue their science despite the public's defiance because the farmers are reliant on the products they've provided. The organic assault, with all of its might, is susceptible too, to insects and blight. The farmers can't risk it, their assets too viscous, so they feign unaware of the public's concerns, they're just staying prepared for when we need what they've learned.