Watermelons by Charles Simic

Watermelons

Green Buddhas
On the fruit stand
We eat the smile 
And spit out the teeth.

Charles Simic





Included in the book: Poem in Your Pocket for Young Poets: 100 Poems to Rip Out and Read,

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Rick Rofihe said…
Poet & Essayist Charles Simic 2011 winner of $100,000 Vilcek Literature Prize
http://www.nytimes.com/imagepages/2011/04/10/fashion/10party.html?ref=fashion

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