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Apple Season

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Apple Season

Pick a bag of apples
Or a bushel or a peck.
Drink some apple cider -
Have a gallon, what the heck!

Bake an apple pie and serve it,
Warm and a la mode.
Bite a jelly apple -
Feel its crunchy shell implode.

Make an apple cobbler
Or pan dowdy or a cake;
Sweets prepared with apples
Never taste like a mistake.

Sip some apple brandy
Or imbibe some apple jack;
They possess the flavor
Other liquors seem to lack.

Celebrate the season
Of this crispy, tangy fruit.
It's clear why Eve in Eden
Would accept no substitute!

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  1. Date: 10/8/2012 12:37:00 AM

    I am not normally a fruit person. But I have to admit. Apples are one of the best of the fruits and they are just wonderful to see around this time of year. Very nice.

  1. Date: 10/7/2012 6:18:00 PM

    Orchard operators out in Washington State would love this poem. They also grow some nice cherries out there as well.

  1. Date: 10/6/2012 1:31:00 PM

    Nothing is as Norwegian fresh cut apples, Ilene .... juicy and good. :)- well done poem. - Have a wonderful weekend. - oxox love Anne-Lise :)