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Look I Bought Plants

And Other Poems About Life and Stuff
By Eva Victor, By Taylor Garron
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This hilarious collection on daily life, friendship, and dating distills the millennial experience into 200 short and cheeky poems. Let’s face it, adulthood is rough. From career struggles to a...
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This hilarious collection on daily life, friendship, and dating distills the millennial experience into 200 short and cheeky poems.

Let’s face it, adulthood is rough. From career struggles to astronomical student debt to climate change angst, there’s a lot to worry about. Look I Bought Plants: And Other Poems about Life and Stuff was dreamt up by two twenty-somethings—Taylor Garron and Eva Victor—who love jokes and sex, in that order. From silly slices of life to R-rated encounters, their witty, irreverent, and satirical poetry reflects on everyday challenges, relationships, and everything else there is to be anxious about.  

For the millennial trying to put together their IKEA furniture, your cool niece with the septum piercing, or anyone who has ever dated someone in their head, Look I Bought Plants is a funny, charming reminder that you aren’t alone and we can all commiserate.

  • TIMELY AND RELATABLE CONTENT: Millennials may be exhausted, but their own amusing attitudes towards their exhaustion never tire! This book takes a cynical yet laughable approach—the millennial experience perfectly encapsulated in verse. Each poem is highly relatable and you may find yourself saying, “Okay, this is me.”
  • RISING STAR AUTHORS: Eva Victor’s writing is published in The New Yorker and she has appeared on various media outlets including Forbes. Taylor Garron’s work has been featured in The New Yorker, The Onion, and Vulture.
  • GREAT PRESENT OR SELF-PURCHASE: With a vivid design, a low price point, and relatable content, Look I Bought Plants begs to be shared with all of your friends and gifted to you by your family. It’s trendy and affordable—just the way millennials like it!
Format: Paperback
Pages: 240
Size: 5 x 7
Publication Date: 05/25/2021
ISBN: 9781797210148

Taylor Garron graduated from the University of Massachusetts Amherst with a double degree in Communications and Comparative Literature and a burgeoning love for comedy writing and performing. She has performed stand up all across New York City, and her humorous writing has been featured in publications such as The New Yorker and The Onion. She also writes a weekly column for Vulture.

Eva Victor graduated with a BA from Northwestern University where she performed at various Chicagoland institutions, including iO Theater and The Second City. She has written for Comedy Central, and The New Yorker’s Daily Shouts and has appeared in Showtime’s Billions

They have both have been featured at San Francisco Sketchfest and The Satire and Humor Festival.