Molly Peacock


Couple Sharing A Peach - Poem by Molly Peacock

It's not the first time
we've bitten into a peach.
But now at the same time
it splits--half for each.
Our "then" is inside its "now,"
its halved pit unfleshed--

what was refreshed.
Two happinesses unfold
from one joy, folioed.
In a hotel room
our moment lies
with its ode inside,
a red tinge,
with a hinge.


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Poem Submitted: Monday, January 20, 2003



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