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Fastest growing tree in the world
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Haiku Poetry Contest contest entry

Seed landed, gave birth
Reached roof in next to no time
World record for growth

Author Notes
Perhaps Jack and the Beanstalk was inspired by the Royal Empress, the world's fastest growing tree. I was inspired to pen this haiku by the recent tale of woman in the UK where one of these trees rose up outside her home at a rapid rate.


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