Monday, 4 April 2011

Perky peach at ripe peak
Either crushed by enamel and shredded by enzymes
or awaken tomorrow a wrinkled mush and descend into rot.


Lesley Neel Clinton


jenna said...

yes, yes crush it with enamel lest it not rot! bravo leslie.

Anonymous said...

Great poem!

Ramona said...

Go Les.

lolli1203 said...

Good job!

LAH said...

Excellent piece! I like the contrasting images that the opening and closing words of the poem..."perky" and "rot" convey. Very nice!