Tagged: picking

meeting a melon

meeting a melon
for the first time is
a tricky
affair – no amount
of knocking,
feeling the weight
in the palm of your
hand, looking for
skin discoloration or
telling scars will
help you unlock
its sweet secrets
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the method to

the method to
picking blackberries
and the pace
at which you
move right along
those tumbling
bushes
rely on
knowing exactly
whom you are up
against: rabbits,
the occasional
deer, and – depending
on the time of
day, more or less
worrisome –
the neighbors’ kids
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