Jill Alexander Essbaum


Poem - Poem by Jill Alexander Essbaum

A clementine
Of inclement climate
Grows tart.

A crocus
Too stoic to open,
Won't.

Like an oyster
That cloisters a spoil of pearls,
Untouched—

The heart that's had
Enough
Stays shut.


Comments about Poem by Jill Alexander Essbaum

  • Edward Kofi Louis Edward Kofi Louis (12/12/2015 12:36:00 PM)

    'A spoil of pearls'. Nice work. (Report) Reply

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  • Mohammed Asim Nehal Mohammed Asim Nehal (12/12/2015 5:50:00 AM)

    Superb Poem.............Nicely written 10 (Report) Reply

  • Jasbir Chatterjee Jasbir Chatterjee (12/12/2015 3:49:00 AM)

    very nice poem; indeed, a heart that's had enough stays shut... (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, December 3, 2015



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