go gather berries

Yellow Toms

gather yellow berries
from the wild tomato bush
that has sprawled
all along the fence-line there

bring nibble bites
of juice to me
small bites of jus
to trickle down my throat
dribble from my mouth

tiny golden cherries
little lycopersicums
as tart
as sour candy is
as thickened sauce

gather me those berries
yellow draperies
a-sprawl garden fence

golden baubles

tomato mine

© Frank Prem, 2017

April 2017 Poem #09: into sleep

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