Sunday, February 21, 2016

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ONE TOMATO
not exactly cherry tomatoes,
small, cherry red yes, more so,
oblong than circular,
And yes!
one
strays:
falling,
rolling,
across the kitchen floor.
ONE TOMATO © gillena cox 2016

Revisit and read also
One Blossom 2009


Written for the prompt by Kerry O'Connor
Micro Poetry
Imaginary Garden With Real Toads
Today's Sunday Mini-Challenge, is to write a poem in no more than 10 lines; the subject matter for your poem is wide open, but bear in mind the 'one this snowflake' angle.
"one this snowflake (alighting) is upon a gravestone" -e.e. cummings

AND

linking to
Shadow Shot Sunday 2

20 comments:

  1. Ha! this is excellent, Gillena. I love the sense of movement you have captured here.

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    1. Thanks for a truly interesting prompt, i'm happy you dropped in to read mine

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  2. There is such an imaginist feeling in that single tomato rolling across the floor.

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    1. Thanks for your appreciation Bjorn

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  3. Reminiscent of the red wheelbarrow. :o)

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    1. Thanks for your appreciation Mary

      much love...

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    1. Happy you dropped in Sherry

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  5. Ha! So relatable.....it seems there is always just that one tomato that does this ;-)

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    1. Thanks for your appreciation CC

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  6. Fun reading, Gillena. Don't you just hate those falling rolling tomatoes?
    Nice Cummings form too.
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  7. (✿◠‿◠) Happy you dropped in Jim

    much love...

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  8. Vivid and meticulously worded. I can feel the exasperation in the fall of that rogue tomato.

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  9. (✿◠‿◠) thanks for your appreciation Rommy

    much love...

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  10. It won't be escaping for long! Awesome write!

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    1. (✿◠‿◠) captured to a salad; thanks for dropping in Bekkie

      much love...

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    1. Thanks for dropping by to read mine De

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  12. ...the one that got away - only to be stepped on later :)

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    1. Ah, not this time, captured for salad

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