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Earth Apple by Janette van de Geest Van Gruisen

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Eat it from the tree
With the dirt still on
Bite hard
Chew deep and long
and let its bitter flesh be sweetened
by this moment
when you still believe
that everything life offers
will ripen
into fruit

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