Ode to Onions

Ode to Onions

A Poem by Raul Moreno
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Written for the onions.

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Star of the garden,
A crystalline appearance:
Shining in the earth.
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Glossy crystal scales,
Polished platinum goblet:
An edible bulb.
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Round bowl of water,
A flask of white flaky skin:
Bitter to the taste.
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A heavenly globe,
Underground constellation:
Garden of onions.

© 2010 Raul Moreno


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I remember this one from Soup....Great descriptive write..Also can be quite hot...Sunflower...

Posted 10 Years Ago


Bravo!
I am loving your string haiku. You did a good job describing with flavor. Also the subject makes me smile. Onions are such complex bulbs/fruit/vegetables. My blog and also my journal is entitled, "My Onion Life." I also have a favorite piece I wrote by the same name. I have to favor this piece. Thanks for sharing it.

Posted 10 Years Ago



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Added on March 25, 2010
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Tags: Haiku, Nature