Pomegranate

writing challenge: Nov 1, 2017

Prompt: Write an ode to a fruit

Heavy and round with vibrant, cheerful color in the midst of a bleak winter- a strange fruit whose seeds are eaten rather than the flesh. Steeped in myth of the underworld and the seasons. The tempting, succulence, of the sweet, round fruit stains the fingers as it stained Persephone’s reputation.

 

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