within which blood converts to chlorophyll,
fading facial features flatten,
limbs compress,
combine with skinny sides,
then taper,
paper thin,
her head a point,

her toes a root mass spread
like wiggle-waggle earthworms,
seeking sanctuary,
somewhere fertile,
dark and warm and wet,
a place to plant themselves,
commence providing food,
for photosynthesis,


since
the species they shall anchor
is a human being transformed...

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