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Poem: Photograph: Bullet Through Apple

Photograph:  Bullet Through Apple

By Patrick T. Reardon

The dark fashioned metal

beyond impact,

its line still true.

The fruit

drawn to the left

as if it would follow.

The shards of pulp —

so many zygotes

suddenly granted life.

Patrick T. Reardon

2.13.19

Originally published in Seems #17, 1983

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