Friday, May 08, 2009

Citrus Child


White apple cheeks,
Lily eyes that lean,
Ash-wisp head of hair,
On eggshell shoulders--
They hold the beauty.
.
Little body like a segment,
A lith with pulp vesicles for parts
Cradling unawares bursts of
Joyful juice for
The patient taster.

5 comments:

kt said...

love the words and the photo

Ann said...

You're a poet. So talented.

Ann said...

I love it Jord. Are you going to do one for each child?

Rebecca said...

I love it. You painted her pefectly in my mind.

Kurt Knudsen said...

She is JUICY! You captured every drop!