Sunday, August 25, 2013
Life's a Peach!
It's peach season! Fortunately, our local supermarket is selling lugs of peaches from Talbott Farms in Palisade, Colorado, my old stomping grounds in the Grand Valley. They were expensive, but worth it for more than just their flavor. A taste of a Palisade peach is, well--
This peach glows
Like a gold nugget,
One side red-orange, sun-swiped,
One side shaded
This peach overflows.
Bites of flawless fruit slip
From the red stone. A flavor fountain
Of juice glazes my chin, my
This peach goes
A thousand miles, tucked
In a lug and trucked, to meet my lips
And bring the taste of
(copyright 2013, Jane Heitman Healy)
What flavors make you think of home?
For more peachy goodness, see this post from last August.