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without hard work nothing grows except weeds

Without hard work nothing grows except weeds

I would need more context to be certain, but I believe that the quote you provided is intended as a metaphor. The message is that only through hard work can one succeed. If you sit around doing nothing all day, you will not grow as an individual.

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“Without hard work, nothing grows but weeds.” – Gordon B. Hinkley

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If you have a garden, and you don’t constantly nurture it, the plants you intend to grow will die, while the weeds take over the garden. If you want to grow the plants you intended, you need to work at your garden: watering, weeding, and maintaining.

All good things, need hard work/effort to prosper.

Weeds grow without any effort but they are unwanted, however anything good needs hard work, be it flowers, a career or a relationship.

Without hard work nothing grows except weeds

Source: The Running Dream

„It's disturbing how fast weeds take root in my garden of worthiness.
They're so hard to pull.
And grow back so easily.“

— Booker T. Washington African-American educator, author, orator, and advisor 1856 – 1915

„This is what I've learned, in my life: Headbanging is crucial. Growing up is hard to do. There's nothing wrong with wearing a dress.“

— Ho Chi Minh Vietnamese communist leader and first president of Vietnam 1890 – 1969

A. Quote/Attention getter- “Without hard work, nothing grows but weeds” was once said by Gordon B. Hinckley, the 15th president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

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A. Literal meaning explained- The poem is about Marge Piercy, and how she likes hard working people. Throughout the course of the poem, the speaker talks in a first person perspective. They continue to describe the people and how they work as well as describing the want of working with them. The speaker is a spectator to the fields and their workers

C. Explicitly introduce poem and author- My Poem is To be of use by Marge Piercy found on page 8 of the green packet.