Beet
by Joseph Dorazio

Heaven may have its diamonds
but the loam is yours alone,
ruby rhizome. Rain a cold borscht.
Crimson seeping, sweet
is your revenge, stigmata root,
staining acolytes red.

 

Published in Cider Press Review, Volume 15, Issue 2.

Joseph Dorazio’s poems have appeared widely in print and online literary magazines.  His newest collection:  As Is:  Selected Poems of Joseph Dorazio, earned an “Editor’s Choice” award at iUniverse.  He lives in Wayne, PA.

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