Green ovals house
White wood 
At summer’s end the husks 
Dry to brown, then black and split open.
The wood turns brown and brittle
 Nuts drop to the ground.
Hands and knees harvest them
On cool November afternoons.
 Crack the shells and find 
Pecan pies.

Published by Elece

I am a photographer and a freelance writer. I write stories, poetry, gift books, and magazine articles––both print and online. Photographing children, places, and especially flowers is my hobby.

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