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A Tale of Apples
by E T Waldron
Tuesday, November 17, 2009
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Written in October when we go to the
mointain orchards for apples;-)

~*~

Apple picking time is here
My favorite season of the year
Time to visit the Apple farm
Where beauties turn on the charm

Walking by bushels of every kind
A Gravenstein grabbed my mind
It told me a strange apple tale
Of some refusing to become a meal

There were also many other things
That really pulled at my hearstrings
It said Grannie Smith wouldn't be pies

That really bought tears to my eyes
Said that Golden and Red Delicious
Were tired of being billed as nutricious

Macintosh was angry with Jonathan
Pink Lady wanted to marry Braeburn
I had to tell Gravenstein to stop sharing

The applesauce apple had my head spinning
After a minute it continued to relate
How the apples were planning to retaliate

Said that they wouldn't give any more juice
No more apple butter, caramel apples, no excuse
Gala and Roma, were jealous of Fuji and winesap
 
All were beginning to feel they were in a trap
Suddenly there was a burst of music in my ear
I awoke to the morning sun bright and clear
That it had all been a dream was hard to believe

So happy I could go to the orchard I was  relieved I
couldn't wait to have my first slice of mile high pie
Thoughts of  those other apple goodies made me high!

 

etw~

 



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Reviewed by Jackie (Micke) Jinks 12/14/2009
Any and All are truly scrumptious...what a delight you've brought to us in this poem, Eileen! I need to go to Whole Foods to get more of these - I'm drooling :o)
Blessings and Love - Micke
Reviewed by Jon Willey 11/23/2009
pie,sauce,juice,dumpling or eaten off the tree apples are delicious and unique gifts I too treasure -- a yummy tribute to the fruit and the harvest time -- may peace and love be with you at this time of Thanksgiving -- Jon Michael
Reviewed by Ronald Hull 11/23/2009
An apple lover's delight. Very creative and witty. Kept my doctor away.

Ron
Reviewed by Roger Ochs 11/20/2009
"Hey-Ho make you feel so fine
Standin' out in the orchard
In the bright sunshine.
Hey-Ho make you feel so free
Standin' in the top of an apple tree" - The Apple Picker's Reel

Thanks for reminding me of it.
Reviewed by Karen Palumbo 11/18/2009
Oh boy, now you are making me homesick! I used to love going out and picking apples then visiting the cider mills for fresh apple cider this time of year. Used to make the trip up to Vermont too for the fresh maple syrup, that was always a special treat...

Be always safe,
Karen
Reviewed by Susan de Vegter 11/18/2009
I just finished a Fuji apple and banana for lunch. After your conversation with apples...I feel as though I betrayed them. They were good and tomorrow I'll have another. It's great knowing you love apples too and that you name a whole bunch that I never knew about. Thanks for a delightful poem et.
Blessings and love,
Susan
Reviewed by Patrick Granfors 11/18/2009
Love the "Alice in Appleland" whimsy. Patrick
Reviewed by JASMIN HORST SEILER 11/18/2009
My favourite is the Russett, it slowly ripens,just in time for the holidays, and if stored proper lasts all winter, somehow I find we're alike in some way ha. Lovely delicious write,Hugs! Jasmin Horst
Reviewed by Jerry Bolton (Reader) 11/18/2009
Gimmee a big old slice of that apple pie with some sharp cheddar melted o'er it. That is probably sacrilegious to you, but this old guy loves it like that . . . Enjoyed the offering, Eileen . . .
Reviewed by Christine Alwin 11/18/2009
I made my autumn trip to the Pine Apple Orchard,,such a special tradition,,,your poem is baked with such creativity :)
Reviewed by Sheila Roy 11/18/2009
Now I'm craving baked apples and warm, fresh bread. Thanks, Eileen:) Hugs,
Sheila
Reviewed by Karen Vanderlaan 11/18/2009
such wonderful fruit! a clever write, too!
Reviewed by Georg Mateos 11/18/2009
Although, the neighbors apples seems better! (LOL)
If Eva had such a variety of apples she wouldn't have bite the wrong one!

Georg

Reviewed by Ed Matlack 11/18/2009
Does that pie come with "nutrition facts" regarding sugar amounts...?
Seems I am reading those facts on all packages of late...;-)

Thanks for your kind words on my most recent posting...ed
Reviewed by Mr. Ed 11/18/2009
Wow - an Apple Revolt. Just think if all the wondrous fruits and veggies we've been blessed with started revolting against us human beings taking them for granted. Wow.
Reviewed by Liana Margiva 11/18/2009
WONDERFUL!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I LOVE IT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Liana Margiva
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 11/18/2009
Now all of a sudden I'm craving apple sauce...YUMM! Delightful write, Eileen; well done!

(((HUGS))), much love, and continuing prayers~

As always, your friend in Tx., Karen Lynn. :P *drooling*
Reviewed by Paul Berube 11/18/2009
Enjoyed this very much, Eileen. Great write.
Reviewed by Debby & Gordon Rosenberg 11/17/2009
hehe...those apple tarts, naughty misbehaving apples...acting just like humans. Clever piece...now I'm hungry :)
Reviewed by C. McGovern-Bowen 11/17/2009
indeed, a delicious write, eileen! just had a crispy fuji picked from the garden today.
enjoy the season,
carolyn
Reviewed by jude forese 11/17/2009
luv picking apples & baking an apple pie ... haven't done so in a long time so this poem brought me close to the experience again ...
seasonally delicious poem ...
Reviewed by Cindy Tuttle 11/17/2009
This was so creative and fun to read! I loved this Eileen!

With Love,
Cindy
Reviewed by John Flanagan 11/17/2009
sorry, Eileen,
can't read the script, too small

John
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