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The Daily Cuppa

At Least We Have the Seed Catalogs

Sunday sonnet

Photo by William J Spirdione

Just look. Ten acorn squash in two neat rows.
Whole squash above, they’re cut in half below.
One takes a slightly shorter time. One grows
with higher yields. One better taste or show.

A longer storage freshness off the vine.
They’re all dark green with sheen that’s almost black…



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William J Spirdione

William J Spirdione is a poet who writes sonnets and more about nature and the humans within it.