Hesperidium

For JD & GD

Here, in the sun,
I tally their fruit,
counting the oranges,
among a thousand leaves,
as my cup of tea cools:
I reach into the tree
and pull, with twists,
a dozen, perhaps,
which are set to gravity’s
hard rule, magnetised
in the white fruit bowl.

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