Poem of the Week, by D.A. Powell

Outside Thermalito
– D.A. Powell

Persimmons ripen with the first frost.
The bitterness inflicted on them
   takes their bitterness away.

Would that there were some other way.

For more information on D.A. Powell, please click here: http://www.poetryfoundation.org/bio/da-powell

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