The Farmers Market At 7 by Ricky Garni

Every day there is a new tomato.

This one was made by a girl early in the morning.
This one was made by Martha Washington.
This one was made by a purple Indian.
This one is as gold as the sun.

Farmers enjoy lying to city folk.
And getting up before the dawn.

Ricky Garni has worked over the years as a teacher, wine merchant, composer and graphic designer. He began writing poetry in 1978, and has produced over thirty volumes of prose and poetry since 1995. His work can be found in many online publications, print magazines and anthologies and he has been nominated for the Pushcart Prize on seven occasions. His dual volumes “The Tablets of Domino” and “Via” are slated for release in late 2017.

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