FRESH, AS IN MAY
by Jnana Hodson
under whipped cream
or on chocolate
which of the lovelies do I think of?
a bucket of strawberries, to the office
too soon, the squirrels are stripping my blueberry bushes
as fast as they ripen
when I’d expected a bumper crop
how slow do I learn
the tricky defenses?
poem copyright 2016 by Jnana Hodson