Uses of Agapanthus
Jonathan M Barrett
Copyright 2010 Jonathan M Barrett
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Brett glares once more at the dresser. "Where did you get those from, hey?"
It's painful to see how slowly his mother turns her head towards the overstuffed vase of agapanthus. But her face lights up as though she's noticing their luminous bells for the first time. "Oh, one of the girls. I told her how much I like them, and she picked me a huge bunch from the garden. They're beautiful, aren't they? And they last so well."
"Whether you like them or not is neither here nor there." Brett leans forward in the armchair. "They're weeds – you do know that, mom?"