use poppies in a sentence.
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How do you feel about the fact that certain farmers will starve if they can’t grow coca or poppies as a cash crop?
So it's OK to cut down tall poppies just because they're trying to do something someone else has already done?
Afghani farmers can make a profit with saffron but they keep planting poppies because they make a bigger profit.
In Kandahar fields the poppies growBetween the crosses, row on row, That mark our place; and in the skyThe larks, still bravely singing, fly Scarce heard amid the guns below.
If ye break faith with us who die We shall not sleep, though poppies grow In Kandahar fields.
The problem with that analogy is that 90%+ of the farmers are growing coca or poppies today.
Opium poppies are also listed by name, but while you can grow them in your flower garden (but putting one in a vase on your dining table is a crime!
The soil in Afghanistan extremely alkaline, adding the iron sulfate brings it closer to a neutral pH (good for food crops, bad for things like Opium poppies).
But the way the article frowns on prior preparation as "gaming the grading system" hints at a desire to trample down the tall poppies rather than to improve everyone's experience.
What I really care about is getting away from the cloying nanny state come cut your tall poppies down culture of this place, it's stifling and I see a pattern of it not only continuing, but getting worse, based on my current twenty nine years living here.