Our Weathered Bough

We two as one, 
once an apple sapling:
our sap flowed bearing love’s fruit.

Still our weathered bough
of unnumbered seasons
bears sweeter fruit each passing year.

Crìost prunes our every branch,
discerns fruitful growth with tender care
till our apples be sweeter still.

© Craig A Roberts, 2023

Photo: Adobestock
Spread the love