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First Fig

Last week was a  personal celebration

of sorts …

A reunion long anticipate

 

Out of curiosity I saw that

First Jewel hanging ripe and ready

In my excitement I held back

from plucking that green and golden

orb and eating it with the white milk

running down my arms

 

Rushing inside for containers

my mouth watered and my brain

planned breakfast around these

royal delights

 

I braved the leaves that cause

my skin to itch and develop

horrible allergic hives

I braved the milky sap that

causes my skin to react in

other unpleasant ways

 

I picked and searched and

picked again until my two buckets

were full of sticky figs waiting

to satisfy my taste buds …

to quench the thirst of many years with

their delicate inner flesh

Smiling I walked inside anticipating

the sweet taste of the

First Fig …

The first after six longs years of drought

Copyright © 2017 Sharyl
Always…I wish you peace, joy and happiness, but most of all I wish you Love.
As Ever, Sharyl

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Surprise

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Surprise

I love when I see things

in nature that are respected

 

A tree in the middle of a

country road that splits

to give it a right-or-way

 

A plant forcing its way through

pavement to reach the warming

sun and give beauty to everyone

 

A splash of pink bonnets in a

field of blue

My yard covered in yellow

primroses every night

blooming in the dark

 

A surprise for only me

to see or a surprise

far away for everyone

to enjoy

 

Nature is full of wonder

full of mysteries to

surprise and delight

each of us if we only

slow down and take

time to really see what

surrounds us daily

 

Copyright © 2016 Annie Original Poetry
Always…I wish you peace, joy and happiness, but most of all I wish you Love.
As Ever, Annie

 

 

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