Bird on a Bare Branch

Attempting to fling a frail song in my little corner of the world

April (or I’ve Never Written a Poem Before) April 24, 2009

Filed under: Uncategorized — Jen @ 10:13 pm

Papaya trees and blue sky,

Coconuts and lemons.

Cool breeze, salty sea,

But mangoes not in season.

Avocadoes, passion fruit.

Brightly-clothed women

Selling banana bunches, tangerines.

But pineapples not in season.


2 Responses to “April (or I’ve Never Written a Poem Before)”

  1. John Hubers Says:

    Sounds like a song. I hear a Jamaican beat . . .

    And not bad for a “first” poem.

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