Bitter Fruit

The fruit was luscious,

soft , yet firm

luring me with its provocative aroma

to savor one bite~

but the fruit proved bitter,

its aftertaste remains on my tongue

a jolting reminder of the past,

its pit now lodged in my gut,

planted to fester and grow.

©annettealaine 2014

 

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One thought on “Bitter Fruit

  1. From the interior of the peach pit a medicine is made.
    Though you would not want to eat that pit and be poisoned.
    Some seeds need to pass through a few different phases before they are ready to be planted and bloom.

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