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Succulencia

readiness:
a full hour of earnest
preparation
and chop chop
chop...
sluice.

mouth-watering
life-giving
savory-sweetness
juice.

succulent pulp
vitality surges
through my blood
clears my mind
and body of the sludge.

I imagine a garden
growing in my veins.
Some day cattle might
munch on my remains
me being mostly

all fruitiness
and vegetables.

Melissa A Howells Meloo Tilt-a-World
Copyright Sunday evening July 28, 2013
All rights reserved by this Author

Thinking of my Mother today on the anniversary
of her birthday. How she loved her garden.
I sometimes called her Sally Tomato,
though her given name was Ann. I still love her.






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