A Watched Plant Never Grows
The wallpaper truly thought it was being subtle. It had been working hard at using its peripheral vision to creep on the plant. The wallpaper felt like it was living a spy novel, stealthily watching the plant and tracking any changes. Clearly, that plant was up to something.
Plant was no fool. They knew what the wallpaper was doing. Ever since wallpaper read that stupid spy novel, it thought itself a master investigator. Plant refused to grow under these conditions; they would never give wallpaper the satisfaction...
...but wallpaper would have to blink sometime