This was written for a Vocal + Assist facebook group prompt from Rick Henry: write a 60-80 word poem about bananas
One foot on a banana peel
And one foot in the grave,
I wish I could go back in time,
There are days that I would save.
If only I wasn't rotting mush
Wasting in my skin,
My yellow has all turned to brown
Dark spots are setting in.
I still remember days gone past
When my flesh was young and firm,
Before time stole my youthfulness,
All that remains is withered fruit for worms.
Thank you for reading! And thank you to Rick for the fun challenge!
About the author
Coffee/reading/writing/family–my favorite things in life. I have a degree in biochemistry but my split personality loves creative writing just as much!
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