Pecans and Promises

The time is full.

The pecans are ripe,

Opening like fingers

Full of promises kept.

They fall

From rattled branch,

Into my thankful, cupped,

Receiving hands.





The time is full.

Pecans once more are ripe,

Opening like fingers

Full of promises kept.

Gracefully given,

Gladly released.

The work of care-skilled hands,

They fall from rattled branch,

Into my thankful, cupped,

Receiving hands.


2 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Cindee Snider Re
    Oct 24, 2011 @ 12:05:20

    Perfect! I can’t even imagine how amazing pecan pie (my favorite!) is when it’s made with fresh-from-the-tree pecans. Mmmmm… May God continue to pour his abundant blessings into your “thankful, cupped, receiving hands,” Len.


    • gloryteller
      Oct 24, 2011 @ 13:29:31

      Thanks, “Sis”! I rearranged the word ‘cupped’ to better please you Real poets, hehe. Yes, fresh is hard to beat!
      Blessings right back to you!

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