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The Orange

Rating: 4.3
At lunchtime I bought a huge orange—
The size of it made us all laugh.
I peeled it and shared it with Robert and Dave—
They got quarters and I had a half.

And that orange, it made me so happy,
As ordinary things often do
Just lately. The shopping. A walk in the park.
This is peace and contentment. It's new.
The rest of the day was quite easy.
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James Martin 12 December 2020
I am on a website and i came across a link to a poem and it brung me here I love it makes me calm.
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Marissa Oakley Browne 16 April 2018
I love it! Simplicity and truthfulness wrapped up in an orange. I also love Differences of Opinion by Wendy Cope - it's one of my favourites.
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Kim Barney 11 January 2016
Love does make everything seem brighter. Enjoyed the poem. Well written.
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