Stolen Fruit

Illustration down on stool top.  Copyright 2012 by DM Denton

Illustration on a Wooden Stool Top.
Copyright 2013 by DM Denton

Will the fruit

be wasted?

Fully ripened,

hanging heavy,

unpicked;

 

but not unchosen.

 

Blackbird, blackbird

bowing to temptation;

tasting before

the deer,

sudden snows or decomposition

steal it from sight.



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