Fruits

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I crawl into the deep
of our humanity cracking open
and practice cracking open
and being split.

I eat the fruit
and become the fruit
and practice becoming whole
over these years of our growing.

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  1. I love crawling “into the deep of our humanity…” The “cracking open” and the seed/fruit/growing metaphor work wonderfully and carry the poem along to the wholeness at the end. I especially like the practicing becoming whole. The structure lends itself to the “split” sense, like two halves of a seed or ….so many things! So glad to see this post!! Bravo friend!!!

    • Thank you, Cynthia. This was an odd piece for ne…..it sat in the drafts folder in pieces for a few months….I appreciate your encouragement. I worry about it being abstract, but sometimes that’s the only way to get something out… thanks again!

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