RIC S. BASTASA


a lemon still.


taste me and tell me
tell me more that i am
sweet

feel my comfort
sip my sap
my juices savor
down to its
last drop

then after all these
sleep and dream

i stay awake and
hide my sourness

for i am, despite these years,
a lemon still.

Submitted: Tuesday, September 03, 2013
Edited: Wednesday, September 04, 2013

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