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Macadamia Determinism


'If opportunity doesn't knock, build a door' 
                      Milton Berle

Outstretched clever Macadamia tree
Bears talents of both Mama and Papa
Fruit materialised due to insect interlopers 
Dangled able honey hundred raceme

Languished beneath its branched limbs
Belonging to this land and each other 
Our dream developed entity envelopes
Steadily relishing everything which comes

Impediments proffered excuses to resist
To remain staid, refrain from addendum 

Instead choosing skyline over stagnation 
Sacrifices made to subsume wider merits
Beholding splendour of shade waved bracts
Combined courage brought bountiful outcome

Prospect extends with each Summer harvest
Macadamia Mama Papa caretaker provides
Canopy which oversees posterity of centuries 
Husk crack reveals creamiest tongue rolled gems





               18th October 2020 

       Written for Contest : Quotable 
         Sponsor : Regina McIntosh 





      








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