Viskanta

Photosynthesis

Jade captures the remnant rays
of our closest star
93 million miles away
transforms it into sweetness
like dry ingredients into cake
to nourish the tender shoot
ascending triumphant
toward the blue.

Or you can express it as
6CO2 + 6H2O ==>
C6H12O6 + 6O2.

To each his own.

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