I came across this poem today at work, and I thought I’d share it:
Love Poem to an Avocado from a Tomato
By Yumi Thomas
Tonight I wore my bright red suit
and came to the opera
just to see you at the buffet.
Leaning against a cabbage leaf
in a bowl of salad.
Your olive skin shimmers
like a river at night.
You dance among carrots, cucumbers,
and wear a crown of alfalfa sprouts like a queen.
I straighten my green necktie and bow to you,
then blush red as my suit
as you glide by in an artichoke’s arms
under the rain of a thousand islands.