Max Reif

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Persimmons - Poem by Max Reif

How did persimmons
get that reputation
for puckering your mouth?

When ripe,
they're sweet
as mangoes.

Should any of us
be judged
before we're ripe?


Comments about Persimmons by Max Reif

  • (12/4/2005 10:58:00 AM)


    To the point Max. It is always good to end on a question, especially one that raises other questions, such as when do we become 'ripe'? (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, December 4, 2005

Poem Edited: Sunday, December 4, 2005


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