Unpeel the Orange

Unpeel the orange,
loosen the albedo,
separate the segments,
clean off the pith,
pop the vesicles,
drink the juice,
plant the seeds
where there is sun,
water the sprouts,
fertilize the roots,
savor the scent
of the white blossoms,
warm the fruit,
pick, repeat.

Pile of Orange Rind

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2 responses to “Unpeel the Orange

  1. yes i like that, simple bur effective and it says something prfound about the cycle of life….

    • Thanks! I like that the images can be interpreted in a variety of ways. I wrote it thinking about information flow … but then, everything about life has flow, right? 🙂

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