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My Vastly Underrated Pear

We all enjoy the apple, grape and cherry We all eat the orange, as if it was air We never forget our favorite berry But what about the bulging pear? As I remove the banana from the cut glass I leave my poor little pear like countless others, in this worldwide farce It lies alone in its cut glass lair I taste the banana, long, firm, almost white But I see it's mournful green spotted eye I have finally realized the lonesome plight Like some old, forgotten half baked pie I place the Banana down upon the table and I grip my long forgotten Pear Like a scene from an old story or fable I engage the fruit in my lustful stare I pierce the skin with my long sharp teeth I hold the fruit, now naked and bare I re-discover the joy that lied beneath I am sorry, my vastly underrated pear.

Copyright © | Year Posted 2012




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Date: 3/11/2013 10:42:00 AM
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Date: 2/3/2013 12:54:00 PM
Congratulations on your winning spot xx
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Tom Hyam
Date: 3/7/2013 4:06:00 AM
Thankyou Mandy, you truely are a Golden Girl.
Date: 2/1/2013 7:29:00 PM
Tom,Congratulations on a job well done. Enjoyed the cute and beautiful baby poems. I hope you do not mind that I embraced the amusement of this contest with my 13 year old son. Always and forever ~ LINDA
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Tom Hyam
Date: 3/7/2013 4:07:00 AM
Thankyou Linda, I hope you and your 13 year old enjoyed my meandering mind and soul.
Date: 2/8/2012 10:46:00 AM
Oh Tom. You never fail to make me laugh.
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Date: 1/30/2012 8:46:00 AM
Thank you for sharing apart of yourself with us in your poetry Tom. Love, Carol
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Date: 1/29/2012 3:35:00 PM
That was fantastic, the way in which you decribe how the pear was as if it was the forbidden fruit, you never had a desire for it, but in the end oh how so sweet! it had favor galore, something you did not expect. I loved this poem, it was well-written.
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