Monday, December 31, 2007

Slow Harvest

we gather blackberries
plucked from America's thicket
if not blackberries then apples
or figs or cumquats, some
bushel of flesh and flavor
cobblered in country oven
and served a la mode
to the hungry tongues of time.

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