Acme Produce Section in December

The poem shared below is written is direct response to a writing challenge posed on a wonderful blog, Impromptu Promptlings.

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Acme Produce Section in December

The boy,
poofy and bundled,
hopping

as a marshmallow might,
stopped
by the apples,

snatching the roundest
to shine
its red skin

against
his knit hat,
to peer

at his smile
his dad promised
was painted

in the darkness
that wrapped
the cold fruit.

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2 thoughts on “Acme Produce Section in December

  1. Pingback: Sandbox Writing Challenge #68 — Turn that frown upside down! | Impromptu Promptlings

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