Apple abacus

The ancient eavesdropper

1-apple-abacusFruit trees
swing side
to side in
the breeze β€”
their apples
like beads
on a giant
abacus β€”
the harvest.

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About tyler4turtles

I am an avid photographer, poet, ecologist, bookworm, blogger, art enthusiast and runner who calls Montana home but lives in Oregon.
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9 Responses to Apple abacus

  1. franciscocamacho2016 says:


  2. maeflower50 says:

    Creates such an image in my mind’s eye! Love it!

  3. Just love this – such vivid imagery! Nice! K

  4. Inviting image … takes me back to growing up in a yard full of apple trees … the abacus metaphor likewise intrigues … makes the image “move”.

    • Thank you for your kind words! And thank you for sharing your wonderful childhood memories! My poetry fosters a sense of place and provides a springboard for further thought. I humbly offer my interpretation of this moment & give all the credit to Nature, my muse & inspiration. Have a fantastic Sunday, my friend!

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