Apple

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Submitted by Edward Lee

Knowing what would happen
she still bit
into the apple,
wanting some peace
from this world
where fairy tales
were simply the skin
that covered the hardness of life,
something to break your teeth
and bones upon
while unable to savour more,
more,
more.


Photo Credit: Jan Brueghel – The Original Sin

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