Secret Star

d’Verse Poets Pub – Poetics: How to Cut a Pomegranate

https://dversepoets.com/2021/06/01/poetics-how-to-cut-a-pomegranate/

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Secret Star

The ancient apple tree freely gives up its fruit
The universe held safely within the core of its being


Covered tightly in a smooth red skin protecting the wisdom
Of the ages, the stories of past lives, tales of feast and famine


My knife pierces that skin and sweet juices trickle over my fingers
A baptism of holy sweetness, a promise of things to come


And there, in the center where new life is held, I see the secret star

11 thoughts on “Secret Star

  1. What a beautiful secret star, candy! Ancient apple trees are the sages of garden and orchard, and they hold many secrets. I love the idea of the ‘universe held safely within the core of its being’ and a ‘baptism of holy sweetness, a promise of things to come’.
    Btw your link didn’t work, and I had to click through to your site. Would you like to link up again? I can delete the broken link, and you can have more readers.

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