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*Dave Barry says you can’t grow just one zucchini. Minutes after you plant a single seed, hundreds of zucchini will barge out of the ground and sprawl around the garden, menacing the other vegetables. At night, you will be able to hear the ground quake as more and more zucchinis erupt.
Sound like an outtake from The Twilight Zone? It isn’t. Neither is Marge Piercy’s poem. ATTACK OF THE SQUASH PEOPLE And thus the people every year in the valleys of humid July …