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The Fig Post by :madril Category :Poems Author :Ruth Mcenery Stuart Date :October 2011 Read :3099

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The Fig

De fig dat's "sweet enough to eat"
Is sweet enough, but not too sweet;
But de honey-lip fig in de blazin' light
Is a battle-ground whar de varmints fight.
An' it ain't by itself in dat, in dat--
An' it ain't by itself in dat.

(The end)
Ruth McEnery Stuart's poem: Fig

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