Friday, June 5, 2009

Ripe & Ready

 
"In Abu Dhabi there are melons,
Whole trucks full

Of innumerable melons,
Ovals and balls,

Bright green and thumpable
Laced over with stripes

Of turtle-dark green.
Choose an egg-shape, a world-shape,

Bowl one homeward to taste
In the whitehot noon"

Poem adapted from "Fiesta Melons" by Sylvia Plath (1932 - 1963)

1 comments:

siva // ശിവ June 6, 2009 at 3:22 PM  

In India, we call this watermelon...

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