Louise Bogan

(August 11, 1897 – February 4, 1970 / Maine)

The Crossed Apple


I’ve come to give you fruit from out my orchard,
Of wide report.
I have trees there that bear me many apples.
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  • Gold Star - 10,094 Points * Sunprincess * (2/20/2014 3:30:00 PM)

    ...........I love apple orchards....thanks for this write....and congratulations on poem of the day.... (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 182 Points Karen Sinclair (2/20/2014 9:40:00 AM)

    This had me sighing neathe the double entendre tree. So delicately written with a passionate love of the forbidden fruit of old. So many secrets are shared there. Love it love it love it! The 7th stanza is my favourite as it to me suggests the same ideal as wine where you can taste where it comes from. (Report) Reply

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