Treasure Island

James Jarrett

(1963 / California)

Biography of James Jarrett

Currently an artist living in California. Poetry is my sideline. I like to write about anything that comes to mind.

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The pomagranite tree

It was a small bit of freedom
Stolen under the dark desert sky
It was counted out
Not by minutes or hours
But kernel by kernel
Of delicious forbidden fruit
Eaten slowly
Like a lover
Savoring every sweet drop

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