Fairy Lights

Russet, ripe
apples hang on my neighbour’s tree
like fairy lights.

Apples

On my neighbour’s mature tree
the apples are swelling into beautiful
russet red globes streaked with green.
In contrast the fruit on our young trees
looks small and puny.

Site content copyright of Elizabeth Leaper (Libby).

Supporting the Printed Word

Read the Printed Word!