Olivebranch

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Olivebranch (United States) published:

Fairy

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There was once a malevolent fairy,
Who hid crouching among the blackberries.
Then when I walked by,
She spit in my eye!
Now of shrubs I remain ever wary.

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Olivebranch (United States) published:

Clouds

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Umbrellas fly up
Paces quicken
Groans emit from large raincoats
As city streets empty
Like someone pulled the plug
Humans retreating into their shells
Tiny and familiar
To sit with a cup of tea
And scowl at the villainous outdoors
Who foils plans and ruins hair
Who muddies the ground and blows the leaves
But as the old and blind withdraw
The children emerge

Eyes unclouded and arms open
They look upward
And catch raindrops on their tongues.
The mud...

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Clementine

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The finest fruit is the clementine
In it’s humble peel lies a true gold mine
It fills you right up,
And there’s little cleanup!
On no other fruit would I stoop to dine.

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Olivebranch (United States) published:

Ode to the Frozen Dumpling

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The screen front door is open wide
The shoes cast off
The backpacks piled
“We need some food!” The voices cry
Out come the frozen dumplings

You won’t be at the sink for days
Washing big pots
Or dirty trays
For all you need is a microwave
When making frozen dumplings

To feed the hoards, you must be quick
No time to waste
The clock, it ticks!
But a mere minute twenty six
Is all it takes for dumplings.

The...

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