>An Apple and An Orange sunday scribblings #255-food

>An apple
fell from a limp branch
She bent to
pick it up
Juice ran over her plump lips
Reaching for heaven

An orange
shriveled on the tree
I tried to
rescue it
Holding it in my hand tight
it turned into dust

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5 responses to “>An Apple and An Orange sunday scribblings #255-food

  1. >What a contrast of sexuality and sadness in this poem that leaves you contemplating fecundity and death all in one. Spellbinding.

  2. >What a study of contrasts. Pamela – you never cease to amaze me! What a brilliant, affecting poem!

  3. >Two verses, two affecting extremes; what profound thoughts could you inspire if you wrote a novel? Excellent!

  4. >Could so easily have been me!

  5. >Yes, just beautiful contrast..your lean and carefully chosen words made it even more impactful..Jae

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