Lemons on the Counter


The lemons have fallen from the bowl
in two neat schoolchildren rows
Is this coincidence or the inscrutable hand of fate?
A mischievous god or a child with a taste
for fun and games and mind games galore
But perhaps, I’m fashioning over-complicated lore
for a few simple fruit I bought from the store


Author: redgladiola

Creative writer happily predisposed to flights of fancy. You can find my poetry and short prose at https://redgladiola.wordpress.com

13 thoughts on “Lemons on the Counter”

  1. Amusing poem…Few simple fruit turned into a beautiful verse full of imagination πŸ™‚ I liked the two neat rows line very much …

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