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Apple Doom

spherically resting
in reddish green
hues, broken
appendage, slightly
rotten, still
juicy dripping
upon meaningless
pages, red words
like an omen,
prophesied, left to
die, fang marks
clear in soft
flesh, open skin,
a sacrifice
willingly given
by Gala herself.

                                                           (c) 2010 by D. Wright

Written for Magpie Tales Mag 30.

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  1. Helen
    September 4, 2010 at 7:50 am

    Every word of your Magpie is dripping with meaning and emotion …. so nice!

  2. September 4, 2010 at 8:06 am

    valid description of Gala apples.
    beautiful magpie!

  3. September 4, 2010 at 9:03 am

    Very observant and very good imagery. well done.

    creativemotive.wordpress.com

  4. September 4, 2010 at 9:12 am

    willingly given…and your apple even has a name..nice magpie
    here’s my magpie

    • September 4, 2010 at 9:14 am

      hehe, i think it looks like a gala… kinda sorta! thanks for stopping by!

  5. September 4, 2010 at 2:21 pm

    delicious magpie…wonderful rhymes…i really like the prophesied to die…and the fang marks…

  6. September 4, 2010 at 10:55 pm

    Nice, never thought writing about an apple could be so tense, dramatic, pulling. 🙂 Good job.

    • September 5, 2010 at 9:19 am

      thanks for the great comments and stop back anytime!

  7. September 5, 2010 at 6:21 am

    Brilliant. Love-love Gala.

  8. September 5, 2010 at 7:30 am

    My Magpie

    Many thanks for reading!

  9. September 5, 2010 at 4:41 pm

    Gala is wonderful! Nice read, indeed!

    • September 5, 2010 at 8:47 pm

      this was actually a fun write… somewhat vampiric… thanks for the comment

  10. September 5, 2010 at 7:59 pm

    Deliciously creepy…vaguely prophetic…definitely a sacrifice…the apple is doomed!

    • September 5, 2010 at 8:47 pm

      thanks for the comment… stop by any time!

  11. September 6, 2010 at 12:30 am

    I really like this. 🙂

  12. September 6, 2010 at 1:43 am

    loved it… !

  13. September 6, 2010 at 7:56 am

    superb capture of the image. Nice Magpie

  14. September 8, 2010 at 3:23 am

    Gala is my favorite apple…wish I had one to enjoy along with this fine poetry 🙂 Good work, My Friend.

  15. September 11, 2010 at 7:09 am

    A sumptuous, sensuous piece. It dripped with juiciness, like an apple itself…

  16. September 12, 2010 at 10:06 am

    Come in with your link,
    it is okay….to join the Rally…

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