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the-last-apple

the last apple lays disgraced,
stripped of rosy appeal

split stem leans away
from its bruise and rotten peel

a paltry magnet
for the filthiest of flies

shunned by every hungry passerby

© Anthony Gorman 2016
image: http://www.terapeak.com/worth/oval-ceramic-hand-painted-apple-art-dish-signed/291643632242/

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