Jane Pierritz

(Chicago, Illinois)

Dreaming 'Neath The Flowering Lemon Tree - Poem by Jane Pierritz

We'll dream 'neath the flowering lemon tree
Just the two of us - no one else allowed.
In your hair, I'll shake the blossoms from the boughs.
II
We'll dream 'neatht the flowering lemon tree-
I'll spy your dimpled knee,
As you pour tea-hot & spicy.
III
We'll return when the fruit hangs ripe from the tree-
We'll bring lemon squash & rosey apple sauce;
And play a game of ring toss.
IV
Death comes for the old lemon tree-
We reminisce before our fire,
And take tea with desire.


Comments about Dreaming 'Neath The Flowering Lemon Tree by Jane Pierritz

  • Allemagne Roßmann (9/29/2011 2:10:00 AM)


    splendid write..well done (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, January 2, 2003



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