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The fruit of life

The fruit of life

I like apples .

Their cold, firm, sumptuous flesh

Golden Delicious

Aptly named.

I love pears.

How they yield in your mouth as you bite the crisp skin

and the sweet juices run down your chin, 

from the secrets within.

I love the bag of cherries; 

So bitter, sweet and sour,

stoning my mouth with a reddening frown.

But bananas are so sad, as they squish in my mouth.

There have been so many banana skins, all through my life.




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