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Ode to The Tomato

I long to pluck you from the vine

to take you as you are simple, fresh, whole,

into my mouth.

To taste you so, your naked simplicity.

Perhaps later I will dress you simply with olive oil,

and coarse sea salt,

Later still, perhaps, I will coax from you the secrets you are loathe to share

with a little red wine.

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Categories: Poetry
  1. July 25, 2010 at 5:37 am

    Sound yummy and very good to me!!!! Good one 🙂

  2. July 25, 2010 at 5:56 am

    Oh, wow! Great poem. Love the sensuality and playfulness of this!

  3. July 25, 2010 at 2:47 pm

    A lovely ode to tomatoes 🙂
    i wrote one to chocolate, i’d love to share it with you, http://imagina1.wordpress.com/2010/06/18/ode-to-chocolate/

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