The Cherry Pit
 
 


by Bruce Lansky
 
   
When eating some cherries
I swallowed a pit.
I wonder if something
will come of it.

Just think how ridiculous
it would be
if I should give birth
to a cherry tree.

Text © Bruce Lansky reprinted from If Pigs Could Fly..., published by Meadowbrook Press. Illustration © Stephen Carpenter. Any copying or use of this poem or illustration without consent is unlawful.

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