Tag Archives: oranges

Anything Too Sweet

Now, We peel back our rotting skins Like grounded tangerines. We echo smiles through Wind-tunnel mouths Moved by pared lips. Would Moses part the Red Sea If he had been privileged to A preview of the Promised Land? What is … Continue reading

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Peel

I peel an orange Liberating the tender life Walled away from a starving world. Too desperately clinging, My nails pierce its virgin flesh Rudely releasing Acidic tears And I cry.

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Oranges are not the only fruit, (thank God).

Damn you, oranges. Damn you. I have found myself flighty with fruit before And here I am anguishing in promises of citrus; Pathetic flakes of peel are falling to the floor Is it even litter if it’s biodegradable? I don’t … Continue reading

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