Treasure Island

Leslie Alexis

(111111111 / Grenada)

The Fig Tree


Have you seen a fig tree that is laden with figs,
- As if full,
Then you looked upon the ground
And it was filled with figs;
From the same season:

Some fallen only a day,
And some within the hour?

Perchance, did you stand by the tree,
To listen as travelers marveled at the bounty
Of the half filled tree?

Copyright 2010 © Leslie Alexis

Submitted: Friday, April 30, 2010

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