Apple tree

By Katherine Avila—

“Charismatic...”


What a scary thing-


The apple becoming the tree,


Decomposing to the core—


Choking on the soil,


Next It’ll be eyes,


My smile,


I’ll start to grow rings—


I don’t want to be an apple tree,


Standing tall and littered by liquor bottles,


Being so small, I like the view from down here—but time is moving,


Just accept it,


You’re just going to be a fkn apple tree

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