Wild Goose Poetry Review

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Betty O’Hearn, Cherries

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Betty O’Hearn
CHERRIES

Red beauty, sweet anticipation
draw me in. Stem yielding from center,
flesh rolled between fingers.

I bite carefully, wait
to feel you explode.

Expensive, I know,
but you are better than chocolate,
and I am worth it.

Bio: Betty O’Hearn lives in Hickory, NC. Her previous work was in “Dead Mule”.

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Written by wildgoosepoetryreview

February 14, 2013 at 12:28 am

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  1. Congratulations, Betty, on your first published poem! A delicious one.

    kmerrifi

    February 14, 2013 at 1:38 pm

  2. Betty, Sooo sensuous! Makes me love cherries even more! Great poem.

    patricia Deaton

    February 14, 2013 at 2:50 pm

  3. Compact AND tasty!

    Maren O. Mitchell

    February 14, 2013 at 10:28 pm

  4. Delicious, Betty!

    Annmarie

    February 15, 2013 at 4:28 am

  5. Betty, I love the idea of sweetness being something that explodes.
    Doug

    Douglas Anne McHargue

    February 15, 2013 at 8:35 pm


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