… at the Garrett Park Farmer’s Market
this morning, round black Spanish radish.

blackrad

Not as something to eat;
she knows nothing about
it as something to eat.

As something beautiful.

She bought six of them,
arranged them on a brown
plate with their turnipy
stems up, and put them
on the black table on her
wooden deck.

If the squirrels begin gnawing
them, fine. It’s all organic.

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2 Responses to “UD discovers…”

  1. Greg Says:

    Adriaen Coorte might do something very nice with this arrangement.

  2. Margaret Soltan Says:

    Greg: Thank you! I knew nothing about the painter:

    http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/7/7f/Still_Life_with_Three_Medlars_1696-1705_Adriaen_Coorte.jpg

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