Tomato Trilogy
by Laura Petersen


I.
Beefsteak tomatoes at my father's
Table were thinly
Sliced and smothered with
Sugar.
They go down easier that way.

II.
I left home and
Learned from
My husband that Roma
Tomatoes are
Firmer and
Sweet
On their own
Without C&H.

III.
Gone from both men now,
I discovered that
Tomatoes aren't
Sexy
Women, don't need
Our help and aren't
Really vegetables
Anyway.






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