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Filling Station

Filling Station

by Elizabeth Bishop

Family Quotes

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Quote #7

Somebody waters the plant, (33)

Again, someone has to take care of the plants. So maybe mama's still on the scene, and she just doesn't get a center stage role in the poem. Either way, it's clear that this family isn't all doom and gloom and grease. Someone's taking care of the small stuff.

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