Peaches in panties - from RocketNews24

Peaches to Market


According to RocketNews24, peach producers in the PRC are struggling to make sales. A controversial marketing ploy prompted China-based poet Reid Mitchell to pen this paean to peaches.






Chinese peaches clad in panties

snuggling in strawlined boxes

lift their buttocks, offering

firm but ripening flesh


to sharp incisors.  Witness

the smirks on their pantied bottoms

as each is raised

to be eaten.  Cruel lovers


crave fresh bruises.  Mature

connoisseurs treasure most

the first faint scent of terroir

White peaches of Wuxi


carried in hatboxes that bump

sharply against the knees

and thighs of girls who are taking

today's last train to Shanghai.


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