Far From the Tree

They were rotten
right to the core
I’d forgotten
and went for more
I was hungry
and they were free
Do worms have germs?

(C) Stephen W. Buchanan 2020

Originally published advertising free at “If You Haven’t Got A Sonnet

7 thoughts on “Far From the Tree

  1. I would not be surprised if they did. I once saw a tapeworm crawl out of a freshly killed cockroach. Ever since then, when I see anything about people eating bugs intentionally I get queasy.

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