Thursday, 23 April 2009

Damson plums in canning jars,
suspended in their deep purple sleep
beneath frozen lakes of paraffin.

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Cynthia Cheng

5 comments:

alotus-poetry said...

This is lovely and serene.

jem said...

I like the choice of the word'sleep'. These plums seem almost magical. Like they might cast a spell on whoever eats them.

Pearl said...

I had forgotten paraffin topped preserves. can see them again.

Cynthia said...

Thank you, alotus-poetry, jem, and Pearl, your comments made my day!

Red Bird said...

Mmm... sounds yummy!
:)