November 28, 2011

This Is Just To Say

I have eaten
the plums
that were in
the icebox

and which
you were probably
saving
for breakfast

Forgive me
they were delicious
so sweet
and so cold


William Carlos Williams

A favourite poem from highschool days that comes immediately to mind when a cold plum presses against my lips.


Summer plums from Sapo Bravo Farm in Lytton, BC.
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