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Ode to a Persimmon

Ode to a Persimmon

Ahhh!
Ripe, juicy, pulpy persimmon…
plump berry, mini orange sun. 
Syrupy sweet delicious delight
dangling golden in day’s bright light,
on blue-green leafy branch up high,
glossy under a summer sky.

Fleshy ambrosial enchantress,
nectar of Pomona, fruit goddess. 
Like a bee to honey I’m drawn;
your flavor incites me to fawn. 
My greedy taste buds you excite,
tempting me to come take a bite. 

Dangling golden in day’s bright light,
syrupy sweet delicious delight.
Tempting me to come take a bite,
my greedy taste buds you excite.
Plump berry, mini orange sun… 
ripe, juicy, pulpy persimmon.
Ahhh!

 
08-02-2018

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Date: 11/2/2018 4:11:00 AM
Hi Pandita, tickling the poetic tastebuds with this delicious piece of creativity. You weave magic in this fruity gem. Actually, I have to head for the kitchen after this one. The whole scene comes alive under the spell of your golden pen. You know how to draw the reader into the heart of your poetry. Excellent work Pandita. A wonderful, juicy fave. Have a wonderful Friday. Love and Hugs....Mike. XX
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Pandita Sanchez
Date: 11/2/2018 2:14:00 PM
Thank you, thank you kindly Mike! I appreciate your lovely compliments! Love and hugs. Pandita
Date: 8/23/2018 7:29:00 PM
I can savor this juicy poem long after the physical persimmon has been consumed. So alive, so vibrant, so tempting and tantalizing. Bravo, Pandita! :) gw
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Pandita Sanchez
Date: 8/26/2018 11:19:00 AM
Many thanks, Gershon, thank you- thank you! I am happy you enjoyed reading it! Hope you are having a great day! Pandita
Date: 8/11/2018 5:21:00 AM
Wow a fruity appetising juicy sweet poem written in impressive wonderful style. I have a fruity poem not yet posted here so I enjoyed your version. Kudos. Nice to read from u again, Pleez do write your thoughts/comment under my newest poem too.
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Pandita Sanchez
Date: 8/11/2018 9:42:00 AM
Hi Zaynab, I am delighted to hear from you and to receive your wonderful supportive and encouraging compliments. I will surely be visiting you to enjoy and comment on your work. Have a great day, my friend! Best regards. Pandita
Date: 8/9/2018 7:35:00 AM
Excellent and very fruitful and delicious. Beautiful poem. Enjoyed reading it.
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Date: 8/9/2018 11:40:00 AM
Thank you, thank you kindly Ravi! I appreciate your lovely compliments! Hugs. Pandita
Date: 8/8/2018 10:51:00 PM
I used persimmon in my haiku 'August' so glad to see your enticing ode to this under-appreciated fruit!
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Pandita Sanchez
Date: 8/9/2018 11:40:00 AM
Hi Michelle I thank you for your wonderful compliments! I also read you wonderful "August" haiku which brought back memories of summers spent in the countryside! Thank you for that treat! Hugs. Pandita
Date: 8/8/2018 5:15:00 PM
You took me on a global tour, but I almost dreamed your vivacious reading of this poem in Espanol! It will blow the roof off The Kennedy Center (For the Arts!!) You know, certain Middle Eastern groups share this Kakha & Cactus fruit love & specialty. How Nature & Cultures inform each other. Thanks so much for this wondrous Ode Ms. Sanchez. Anil
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Pandita Sanchez
Date: 8/9/2018 11:37:00 AM
Thank you, dear Anil - what a lovely compliment! Hope you are having a great day! Hugs. Pandita
Date: 8/6/2018 7:14:00 AM
A lovely, delicious write, Pandita. T.J
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Pandita Sanchez
Date: 8/6/2018 12:40:00 PM
Thank you, dear T.J. for your lovely compliment! Hope you are having a great day! Hugs. Pandita
Date: 8/4/2018 7:22:00 PM
This is fabulous ODE writing. Wow, Pandita. one of your best, so juicy and tempting!!!
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Pandita Sanchez
Date: 8/4/2018 9:52:00 PM
Thank you, thank you kindly Andie! I appreciate your lovely compliments! Hugs. Pandita
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Marc Acrich
Date: 8/4/2018 9:23:00 PM
pandita is a good poetress,
Date: 8/3/2018 3:53:00 PM
you sure are a good poet
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Pandita Sanchez
Date: 8/3/2018 6:21:00 PM
My dear Marc, I thank you for your wonderful compliments that made me smile today! Thank you so much! Hugs. Pandita
Date: 8/3/2018 3:35:00 AM
Your poetic juices are dripping, Pandita...in more ways than one lol...juicy write my friend...I feel like a watermelon...waiter!...love & light...^WW^
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Pandita Sanchez
Date: 8/3/2018 1:58:00 PM
Hehehe - thank you WW! I always appreciate receiving your kind feedback and compliments. Wishing you a lovely weekend! Hugs. Pandita
Date: 8/3/2018 2:49:00 AM
A lovely fruity verse Pandita, with a summer feel to it too. Tom
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Date: 8/3/2018 1:57:00 PM
Thank you, thank you kindly Tom! I appreciate your lovely compliments! Hugs. Pandita
Date: 8/2/2018 9:20:00 PM
Very fruitful and delicious and delightful poem, Pandita...love it :) Charlie
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Date: 8/3/2018 1:56:00 PM
Thank you, Charlie - what a lovely compliment! Hope you are having a great day! Hugs. Pandita
Date: 8/2/2018 3:42:00 PM
This is so delicious..like the fruit you describe..a wonderful write. I noticed the lines repeating in pattern..must be hard to write.. but not hard for you Pandita..beautifully, done.
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Date: 8/2/2018 3:52:00 PM
Awww! My dear Vijay, I am so delighted by your lovely compliments! You make me smile! Thank you so very much! It was a little tricky working on the lines repeating in pattern in the final verse, so it took a while to complete:-). Hugs and best regards. Pandita