Thirteen Ways of Looking at Conkers

I
Natural jewel-
-shine soon lost

II
Embodied death
bringing life.

III
Twin souls.
Flattened to accommodate.

IV
Complete genetic blueprint of enormity

V
A promise held
within
a painful moment–

VI
Slow swelling
held in suspense–
a rapid fall

then nothing

VII
The quintessential temptation to trespass.

VIII
treebaby

IX
MISSILE HURTLING ON A shoe lace TRAJECTORY

X
Autumn harvest meets with
Ingratitude

XI
Enormous promise
delivers little

XII
Crumbling remains of a childhood game.

XIII
food to be gathered
against coming winter

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